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Standing man in Eastern dress

  • 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.

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, Standing man in Eastern dress. From an album containing 36 drawings, 1811-1813, by Joseph D'Arcy

Subjects depicted

Figure studies




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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