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Drawing - Figure of an Arab Girl, standing, naked except for her veil. On the back, sketch of a girl carrying a water jar
  • Figure of an Arab Girl, standing, naked except for her veil. On the back, sketch of a girl carrying a water jar
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Figure of an Arab Girl, standing, naked except for her veil. On the back, sketch of a girl carrying a water jar

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Tunisia (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen and ink, and brown wash; 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.1308

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 45

Place of Origin

Tunisia (drawn)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and ink, and brown wash; on the back, pencil

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed 'Bain[?] arabe. Porte de Sidi - ben Moch[...], partly illegible'; and on the back in pencil 'Negresse de l'interieur d'Afrique au Marche à Tunis'

Dimensions

Height: 18.5 cm, Width: 10.8 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt fr Holder, June 1968 £2'

Descriptive line

Drawing, Figure of an Arab Girl, standing, naked except for her veil. On the back, sketch of a girl carrying a water jar. Artist unknown

Subjects depicted

Baths; Figure studies

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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