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Drawing - Portrait of a man, three-quarters, facing right
  • Portrait of a man, three-quarters, facing right
    Saltykov, Alexei Dmitriyevich Prince, born 1806 - died 1859
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Portrait of a man, three-quarters, facing right

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (drawn)

  • Date:

    1848 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Saltykov, Alexei Dmitriyevich Prince, born 1806 - died 1859 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    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.991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf SC, box 34

Physical description

Drawing

Place of Origin

Egypt (drawn)

Date

1848 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Saltykov, Alexei Dmitriyevich Prince, born 1806 - died 1859 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil

Marks and inscriptions

Signed P.ce A. Soltykoff. Inscribed A bord de l'Egyptus, en rade d'Alexandrie le 10. Mai 1848
On board the Egyptus, in the harbour of Alexandria, 10th May 1848

Dimensions

Height: 27.5 cm, Width: 19.8 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Phillips - 1 Oct. 1979' [SD.991 & SD.992]

Historical context note

See M. Bird, Samuel Shepheard of Cairo, 1957, p.165, for a letter dated 1856 which includes `We have had some high company, Prince Soltykoff, Lords Balgowrie, Seymour, Scott [...]'. See Searight Archive for suggestion that the sitter is Rear-Admiral Armar Lowry Corry.

Descriptive line

Drawing, Portrait of a man, three-quarters, facing right, 1848, by Prince Alexei Dmitriyevich Saltykov

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Figure studies

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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