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Watercolour - Asiatic Castle of the Dardanells
  • Asiatic Castle of the Dardanells
    Skene, James, born 1775 - died 1864
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Asiatic Castle of the Dardanells

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Turkey (painted)

  • Date:

    1838 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Skene, James, born 1775 - died 1864 (painter)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and watercolour

  • 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.981

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Turkey (painted)

Date

1838 (painted)

Artist/maker

Skene, James, born 1775 - died 1864 (painter)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated J.Skene 8 Augt 1838.- , inscribed with title and Castle of the Dardanells Asiatic side

Dimensions

Height: 15.3 cm, Width: 53.3 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt Bonham's, May 1977, £22'.

Historical context note

Presumably done on his way to Greece in 1838. See also SD.980

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `Asiatic Castle of the Dardanells', 1838. James Skene (1775-1864)

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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