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Drawing - Ispahan, from the Ali Copi Gate, looking into the Great Maidan
  • Ispahan, from the Ali Copi Gate, looking into the Great Maidan
    Porter, Robert Ker
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Ispahan, from the Ali Copi Gate, looking into the Great Maidan

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Date:

    1820-1830 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Porter, Robert Ker (Sir), born 1777 - died 1842 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brown wash over pencil

  • 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.816

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 86, shelf SC, box 30

Date

1820-1830 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Porter, Robert Ker (Sir), born 1777 - died 1842 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Brown wash over pencil

Dimensions

Height: 6.6 cm sheet, Width: 11.2 cm

Historical context note

The drawing is a reduced and incomplete version of Pl.8 in Vol.1 of Ker Porter, Travels in Georgia, Persia, Armenia, Ancient Babylonia, &c. &c. During the Years 1817, 1818, 1819, and 1820, 2 vols, 1821-2. See also James Bruce (SD.184).

Descriptive line

Drawing, `Ispahan, from the Ali Copi Gate, looking into the Great Maidan'. Copy after Sir Robert Ker Porter

Subjects depicted

Gates; Mosques

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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