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Wallpaper

Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1810 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.483-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MM, shelf 11

Physical description

Dessus-de-porte wallpaper with a cupid drinking within a formalized garland, grey on a grey ground; Colour print from woodblocks, on paper.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1810 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 83.2 cm, Width: 108.7 cm

Descriptive line

Dessus-de-porte wallpaper with a cupid drinking within a formalized garland, grey on a grey ground; Colour print from woodblocks, on paper; Anonymous; France; ca. 1810.

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.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Garland

Categories

Wall coverings; Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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