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Watercolour - Dardanelles
  • Dardanelles
    Tupper, Gaspard Le Marchant Captain, born 1826 - died 1906
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Dardanelles

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Turkey (painted)

  • Date:

    1854 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tupper, Gaspard Le Marchant Captain, born 1826 - died 1906 (painter)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour over pencil, heightened with white, on blue-green paper

  • 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.1064

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf SC, box 37

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Turkey (painted)

Date

1854 (painted)

Artist/maker

Tupper, Gaspard Le Marchant Captain, born 1826 - died 1906 (painter)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour over pencil, heightened with white, on blue-green paper

Marks and inscriptions

On the back inscribed with title and dated Sept 54., signed G Le M Tupper., and numbered No.11 - first series.

Dimensions

Height: 14.8 cm, Width: 26 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt fr Albany Gallery, March 1972 £24'.

Historical context note

The watercolour is from an album representing the Crimea, and places seen on the way there from England, exhibited at the Albany Gallery, 1972. (See Searight Archive.)

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `Dardanelles', 1854 by Captain Gaspard Le Marchant Tupper

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Fortress

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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