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Watercolour - Interior of The Holy Sepulchre, - Jerusalem.
  • Interior of The Holy Sepulchre, - Jerusalem.
    Simpson, William R.I. F.R.G.S., born 1823 - died 1899
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Interior of The Holy Sepulchre, - Jerusalem.

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Israel (painted)

  • Date:

    1896 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Simpson, William R.I. F.R.G.S., born 1823 - died 1899 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour over pencil heightened with white, stuck down 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.973

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf SC, box 33

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Israel (painted)

Date

1896 (painted)

Artist/maker

Simpson, William R.I. F.R.G.S., born 1823 - died 1899 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour over pencil heightened with white, stuck down on card

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated Wm. Simpson. R.I. 1896 and inscribed with title

Dimensions

Height: 18.9 cm, Width: 24.8 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt fr Holder, Sept. 1971, £7'.

Historical context note

See SD.977:35 for a study dated 7th. March, 1869, probably for the earlier version of the watercolour, exhibited at Simpson's Pall Mall Gallery exhibition, Underground Jerusalem, 1872 (40).

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `Interior of The Holy Sepulchre, - Jerusalem.' 1896, by William Simpson RI FRGS

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Prayer; Altars; Churches; Candlesticks

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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