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Watercolour - Temple de Ipsamboul
  • Temple de Ipsamboul
    Linant de Bellefonds, Louis Maurice Adolphe Bey and Pasha, born 1799 - died 1883
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Temple de Ipsamboul

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1846 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Linant de Bellefonds, Louis Maurice Adolphe Bey and Pasha, born 1799 - died 1883 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour over pencil, with scratching out

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SD.587

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 86, shelf SC, box 23

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Egypt (painted)

Date

ca. 1846 (painted)

Artist/maker

Linant de Bellefonds, Louis Maurice Adolphe Bey and Pasha, born 1799 - died 1883 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour over pencil, with scratching out

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated Linant de Bellefonds 184[?]6 [date partly cut away]; inscribed on former mount with title, name of artist and No. 52

Dimensions

Height: 33.8 cm, Width: 50.8 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - Bt. at Sothebys, June 1967; the pair [with SD.588] £15'. Ex Colln. Duc de Montpensier.

Historical context note

Linant accompanied the Duc de Montpensier on a trip to Upper Egypt in 1845: see Mazuel, L'Oeuvre Géographique de Linant de Bellefonds, Cairo, 1937, p.8.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `Temple de Ipsamboul', about 1846, by Louis Maurice Adolphe Linant de Bellefonds, Bey and Pasha

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Searight, Rodney. The Middle East : watercolours and drawings by British and foreign artists and travellers, 1750-1900, from the collection of Rodney Searight, Esq. London, 1971

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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