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drawing - Near Catbells

Near Catbells

  • Object:

    drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Newlands valley (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1905 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Potter, Beatrix, born 1866 - died 1943 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and grey wash on paper

  • Museum number:

    BP.1129(VII)

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

On the recto a woodland with path to distant trees and a hillside. On the verso a faint sketch of trees

Place of Origin

Newlands valley (probably, drawn)

Date

ca. 1905 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Potter, Beatrix, born 1866 - died 1943 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and grey wash on paper

Dimensions

Height: 15 cm, Width: 29.5 cm

Object history note

Acquired by the V&A from Leslie Linder (1904-1973) in 1973 as part of the Linder Bequest, a collection of ca. 2150 watercolours, drawings, literary manuscripts, correspondence, books, photographs, and other memorabilia associated with Beatrix Potter and her family.
Previously given to Margaret Lane by Mr Heelis and given to Leslie Linder by Margaret Lane.

Descriptive line

Pencil and grey wash study of a woodland scene with path to distant trees ad a hillside (recto) and sketch of trees (verso). Inscribed 'Near Catbells.' Newlands Valley, Lake District. Beatrix Potter, ca. 1905. Linder Bequest cat. no. LB 876.

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

Hobbs, Anne Stevenson, and Joyce Irene Whalley, eds. Beatrix Potter: the V & A collection : the Leslie Linder bequest of Beatrix Potter material : watercolours, drawings, manuscripts, books, photographs and memorabilia. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1985.

Materials

Pencil; Wash; Paper

Techniques

Watercolour

Subjects depicted

Hill; Path; Trees; Woodland

Categories

Landscapes

Production Type

Unique

Collection

National Art Library

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