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Watercolour - Cintra

Cintra

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Portugal (painted)

  • Date:

    1891 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour over pencil, with touches of white

  • 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.1286:1

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

One of a series of 7 views in Europe, Africa and Asia, sketched from a ship.

Place of Origin

Portugal (painted)

Date

1891 (painted)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour over pencil, with touches of white

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with title and dated early morning Feb 17.91

Dimensions

Height: 4.7 cm, Width: 12.7 cm

Historical context note

Apparently sketched on board RMS Austral, possibly sailing to India.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `Cintra', 1891, Artist unknown

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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