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Watercolour - Syria.  Mode of Agriculture at the Foot of Mount Carmel
  • Syria. Mode of Agriculture at the Foot of Mount Carmel
    Willyams, Cooper Revd, born 1762 - died 1816
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Syria. Mode of Agriculture at the Foot of Mount Carmel

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Israel (painted)

  • Date:

    1799 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • 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.1209

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Israel (painted)

Date

1799 (painted)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with title, dated January 26 1799., inscribed A Turkish Officer with his guards.

Dimensions

Height: 16.5 cm, Width: 24.7 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `This, and companion drawing [SD.1208], Sothebys, July 27, 1972 £35'.

Historical context note

With minor variations, reproduced as an etching and aquatint, in C. Willyams A Voyage up the Mediterranean in His Majesty's Ship the Swiftsure, 1802, facing p.160, and in A Selection of Views in Egypt, Palestine, Rhodes, Italy, Minorca, and Gibraltar, 1822, following p.8 [see SP.653:1-36]. See also SD.1208.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `Syria. Mode of Agriculture at the Foot of Mount Carmel, 1799, by Revd Cooper Willyams

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Oxen; Ploughs; Soldiers; Field workers

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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