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Watercolour - Mode of drawing or raising water at a farm near Syracuse On the back, sketch of an ox
  • Mode of drawing or raising water at a farm near Syracuse On the back, sketch of an ox
    Willyams, Cooper Revd, born 1762 - died 1816
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Mode of drawing or raising water at a farm near Syracuse On the back, sketch of an ox

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Sicily (painted)

  • Date:

    1798 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Willyams, Cooper Revd, born 1762 - died 1816 (painter)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour, on the back, 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.1207

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf SC, box 40

Physical description

On the back, sketch of an ox

Place of Origin

Sicily (painted)

Date

1798 (painted)

Artist/maker

Willyams, Cooper Revd, born 1762 - died 1816 (painter)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour, on the back, pencil

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with title, signed and dated C Willyams fecit - July 21.1798

Dimensions

Height: 23.7 cm, Width: 35.9 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt Bonhams, Dec.1970, £14'.

Historical context note

For a description of this process, see C. Willyams A Voyage up the Mediterranean in His Majesty's Ship the Swiftsure, 1802, pp.33-4.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `Mode of drawing or raising water at a farm near Syracuse'. On the back, sketch of an ox, 1798, by Revd Cooper Willyams

Subjects depicted

Saqiya; Wells; Farms; Oxen

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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