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Drawing - Alhambra - Granada - Spain
  • Alhambra - Granada - Spain
    Vigne, Godfrey Thomas FRGS, born 1801 - died 1863
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Alhambra - Granada - Spain

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Spain (painted)
    Granada (painted)

  • Date:

    before 14/03/1831 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vigne, Godfrey Thomas FRGS, born 1801 - died 1863 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Graphite pencil drawing

  • 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:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pencil drawing titled 'Alhambra - Granada - Spain' depicting the Alhambra from the Plaza de San Nicholas in the Albaycin, Granada

Place of Origin

Spain (painted)
Granada (painted)


before 14/03/1831 (painted)


Vigne, Godfrey Thomas FRGS, born 1801 - died 1863 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Graphite pencil drawing

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with title


Height: 24.7 cm, Width: 37.1 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `acquired from Henry D'Olier Vigne, great-nephew of the artist, May 1971, £200'. [with SD.1087-1101, SD.1103 & 1104: SD1105-1130, SD.1132, SD.1137-1138, SD.1150, SD.1153]

Historical context note

Painted by the artist on his journey home to England from India in 1839.

Descriptive line

Drawing by Godfrey Thomas Vigne FRGS, `Alhambra - Granada - Spain', graphite on paper, before 1831


Graphite; Paper



Subjects depicted

Fortifications; Palaces




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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