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Fish head with green tinge

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1988 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Costin, Simon, born 1962 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pastel and gouache heightened with white.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case M, shelf 74

Physical description

Series: Designs (2) for a fish-head brooch, contained in a red cardboard folder tied with black ribbon. Signed and dated in ink on label Simon Costin 1988 and inscribed on another label Drawings for Victoria & Albert Museum (E.1222A-1989).

General Description: Fish head with green tinge. Signed and dated in pencil Simon Costin 1988.

Techniques: Size of folder 31.5 x 25.9 cm

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1988 (made)


Costin, Simon, born 1962 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pastel and gouache heightened with white.


Height: 23 cm, Width: 30.4 cm

Descriptive line

Design (1 of 2) for a fish-head brooch, by Simon Costin. Great Britain, 1988.

Production Note

Series Date: 1988


Pencil; Pastel; Gouache



Subjects depicted

Fish; Brooches; Jewellery


Jewellery; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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