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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching printed from two plates, coloured by hand, on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.5398-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514a, case RK, shelf 2, box R

Physical description

Panel of wallpaper showing a man and woman beside a stream, fishing; One of a pair; Etching, coloured by hand, on paper.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Etching printed from two plates, coloured by hand, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 135 cm average size of pair, Width: 50 cm average size of pair

Descriptive line

Panel of wallpaper showing a man and woman beside a stream, fishing; One of a pair; Etching, coloured by hand, on paper; Anonymous; France; ca. 1770.

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

Oman, Charles C., and Hamilton, Jean. Wallpapers: a history and illustrated catalogue of the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: Sotheby Publications, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Etching (printing process); Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Fishing; Birds; People; Trees; Man; Ducks; Stream; Basket; Woman

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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