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Drawing - Study for The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan
  • Study for The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan
    Maclise, Daniel RA, born 1806 - died 1870
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Study for The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1806 - 1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Maclise, Daniel RA, born 1806 - died 1870 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink on paper

  • Museum number:

    7753

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 141

Physical description

A figure with a skull-like face , wearing a tunic stands behind a woman with a cloth raised above him. She stands in front, eyes cast down, wearing a clasped gown and a veil over her hair. The corners of the sheet have been diagonally cut.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1806 - 1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Maclise, Daniel RA, born 1806 - died 1870 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink on paper

Dimensions

Height: 25.5 cm, Width: 17 cm

Descriptive line

Daniel Maclise, RA. Study for The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan. Pen and ink on paper, mid-19th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Peter Murray, ed. Daniel Maclise, 1806-1870. Romancing the Past Cork: Crawford Art Gallery: Gandon Editions, 2008. ISBN: 978 0948037 665.

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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