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Watercolour - Front view of the Khasné, Petra

Front view of the Khasné, Petra

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Jordan (painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Water- and bodycolour over pencil, heightened with white and gum, on thick paper

  • 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.1258

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf SC, box 43

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Jordan (painted)

Date

ca. 1850 (painted)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Water- and bodycolour over pencil, heightened with white and gum, on thick paper

Dimensions

Height: 38.1 cm, Width: 28 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt. Bonhams, March 31 1976, £11'.

Historical context note

Cf. a lithograph titled Vue du Khasné dans son état actuel in L. de Laborde, Voyage De L'Arabie Pétrée par Léon de Laborde et Linant, Paris, 1830, [Pl.54] (see SP.342).
Formerly tentatively attributed to W.Clerihew.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `Front view of the Khasné, Petra'. Artist unknown

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Temples; Tombs

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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