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Watercolour - The Sweet Waters of Europe, Constantinople
  • The Sweet Waters of Europe, Constantinople
    Schranz, Joseph, born 1803 - died 1866
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The Sweet Waters of Europe, Constantinople

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Turkey (painted)

  • Date:

    1803-1853 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Schranz, Joseph, born 1803 - died 1866 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour over pencil

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    SD.961

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf SC, box 35

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Turkey (painted)

Date

1803-1853 (made)

Artist/maker

Schranz, Joseph, born 1803 - died 1866 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour over pencil

Dimensions

Height: 17.9 cm, Width: 24.7 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt. P[rue] H[eathcote-]W[illiams]. July 1972, £18'.

Historical context note

The area known as the Sweet Waters of Europe was a popular resort on the banks of the two streams, the Alibey Suyu and the Kagithane Suyu, which fed the Golden Horn.

Descriptive line

The Sweet Waters of Europe, Constantinople. Possibly by Giuseppe (Joseph or Josef) Schranz (1803-after 1853)

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Pleasure Gardens; Boating

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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