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Watercolour - Persian attendants to the British Embassy in 1811

Persian attendants to the British Embassy in 1811

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Persia (painted)

  • Date:

    1811-1813 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    D'Arcy, Joseph CB, born 1780 - died 1848 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen and ink, wash, 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.298:6

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Watercolour in an album containing 36 sketches of figures, landscapes, domestic and other scenes, in Persia

Place of Origin

Persia (painted)

Date

1811-1813 (painted)

Artist/maker

D'Arcy, Joseph CB, born 1780 - died 1848 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and ink, wash, watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with title in artist's hand on mount

Dimensions

Height: 37 cm covers, Width: 26.2 cm

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `Persian attendants to the British Embassy in 1811'. From an album containing 36 drawings, 1811-1813, by Joseph D'Arcy

Subjects depicted

Riding; Horses

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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