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Watercolour - Kairouan
  • Kairouan
    Rooke, Thomas Matthew RWS, born 1842 - died 1942
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Kairouan

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Tunisia (painted)

  • Date:

    1920 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rooke, Thomas Matthew RWS, born 1842 - died 1942 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour, on card

  • 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.898

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf SC, box 32

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Tunisia (painted)

Date

1920 (painted)

Artist/maker

Rooke, Thomas Matthew RWS, born 1842 - died 1942 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour, on card

Marks and inscriptions

Signed, dated, and inscribed with title TM Rooke Kairouan 1920; inscribed on the back, possibly in another hand, Mosque of the Sabres Kairouan 1912 TM Rooke, 7 Queen Annes Gardens Bedford Park London. W. 1920 and Shown RWS Autumn '21

Dimensions

Height: 28 cm, Width: 38.4 cm

Historical context note

See Searight Archive for information on the mosque.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `Kairouan', 1920. Thomas Matthew Rooke RWS

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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