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Drawing - The Bab el Oued. Algiers
  • The Bab el Oued. Algiers
    Vacher, Charles NWS, born 1818 - died 1883
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The Bab el Oued. Algiers

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Algiers (painted)

  • Date:

    1849 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vacher, Charles NWS, born 1818 - died 1883 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and watercolour; on the back, pencil and wash

  • 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.1074

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf SC, box 38

Physical description

On the back, sketch of a woman, probably Algerian

Place of Origin

Algiers (painted)

Date

1849 (painted)

Artist/maker

Vacher, Charles NWS, born 1818 - died 1883 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and watercolour; on the back, pencil and wash

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with title, signed and dated C.Vacher. Septr 17th /49.

Dimensions

Height: 36.5 cm, Width: 23.2 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt Bonhams, Feb. 21st 1973, £10'.

Descriptive line

Watercour, `The Bab el Oued. Algiers', 1849, by Charles Vacher NWS

Subjects depicted

Gates; Mosques

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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