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Watercolour - Scene with Women and a Man, playing music, dancing, and conversing, on roofs of buildings, possibly in the Caucasus
  • Scene with Women and a Man, playing music, dancing, and conversing, on roofs of buildings, possibly in the Caucasus
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Scene with Women and a Man, playing music, dancing, and conversing, on roofs of buildings, possibly in the Caucasus

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Date:

    1800-1825 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • 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.1341

  • Gallery location:

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

Date

1800-1825 (painted)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed on the back, From Col. Monteith

Dimensions

Height: 18.8 cm, Width: 25.6 cm

Historical context note

It has been suggested that the artist may have been of Russian origin: see Searight Archive. The figures may be Azerbaijani.

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Watercolour, Scene with Women and a Man, playing music, dancing, and conversing, on roofs of buildings, possibly in the Caucasus, 1800-1825. Artist unknown

Materials

Watercolour

Subjects depicted

Musicians; Dancing

Categories

Paintings; Music

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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