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Wallpaper

  • Place of origin:

    France (manufactured)
    La Haute Ville (paper hung)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 (manufactured)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour woodblock print, on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1038-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514a, case RK, shelf 4, box R

Physical description

Portion of wallpaper frieze with a landscape background and cloisters with cavaliers promenading, together with a border of flowers and arabesques; Colour print from wood blocks, on paper.

Place of Origin

France (manufactured)
La Haute Ville (paper hung)

Date

ca. 1820 (manufactured)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Colour woodblock print, on paper

Dimensions

Height: 69.2 cm, Width: 127 cm

Object history note

Provenance: A house in La Haute Ville, Vaison, France, formerly the residence of the Marquis de Taulignan.

Descriptive line

Portion of wallpaper frieze with a landscape background and cloisters with cavaliers promenading, together with a border of flowers and arabesques; Colour print from wood blocks; Anonymous; France; ca. 1820.

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.

Production Note

Provenance: A house in La Haute Ville, Vaison, France, formerly the residence of the Marquis de Taulignan.

This paper was superimposed upon E.1038A-1925 and E.1043-1925.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Colour woodblock print

Subjects depicted

Arabesques; Running ornament; Scenic wallpapers; Cloisters; Flowers; Landscapes (representations)

Categories

Prints; Wall coverings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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