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Watercolour - A Nubian Concert in the Desert
  • A Nubian Concert in the Desert
    Warren, Henry, born 1794 - died 1879
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A Nubian Concert in the Desert

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (painted)

  • Date:

    1865 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Warren, Henry, born 1794 - died 1879 (painter)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour over 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:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf SC, box 41

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Egypt (painted)


1865 (painted)


Warren, Henry, born 1794 - died 1879 (painter)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour over pencil

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated H. Warren Septr 29 1865, and inscribed on the back, in another hand [?], with title and while the Camels are resting the three Figures - Nubians, are playing Instruments By Henry Warren and date 29 Septr. 1865


Height: 11 cm, Width: 15.9 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt Sotheby's Oct.1981, £94'.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `A Nubian Concert in the Desert', 1865. Henry Warren




Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Musical instruments; Nubians




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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