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Figure with laden horse

  • Object:


  • 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:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case SC, shelf 10

Physical description

Watercolour in an album containing 36 sketches of figures, landscapes, domestic and other scenes, in Persia. Also sketch of a hookah

Place of Origin

Persia (painted)


1811-1813 (painted)


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

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and ink, wash, watercolour


Height: 37 cm covers, Width: 26.2 cm

Descriptive line

Watercolour, Figure with laden horse. From an album containing 36 drawings, 1811-1813, by Joseph D'Arcy

Subjects depicted

Hookahs; Horses




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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