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Watercolour - Aqueducts nr. Smyrna

Aqueducts nr. Smyrna

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Turkey (painted)

  • Date:

    1841 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Water- and bodycolour, with touches of white and scraping out, on grey paper stuck down on 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.1280

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 44

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Turkey (painted)

Date

1841 (painted)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Water- and bodycolour, with touches of white and scraping out, on grey paper stuck down on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with title, dated Jany 7 - 1841

Dimensions

Height: 22.6 cm, Width: 34.5 cm

Historical context note

Formerly an attribution to Sir G. Scharf had been suggested: see Searight Archive.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `Aqueducts nr. Smyrna', 1841. Artist unknown

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Aqueducts

Categories

Architecture; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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