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Enjoying the Kalaan after missing the partridges on the top of the Hill - 1813

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Persia (painted)

  • Date:

    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.298:35

  • 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)

Date

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, dated 3 Decr. 1813, numbered No 6. and signed J. D'A.
Kalaan = Kalyan, a Persian water pipe or hookah.

Dimensions

Height: 37 cm covers, Width: 26.2 cm

Descriptive line

Watercolour, `Enjoying the Kalaan after missing the partridges on the top of the Hill - 1813'. From an album containing 36 drawings, 1811-1813, by Joseph D'Arcy

Subjects depicted

Hunting; Hookah; Smoking

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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