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Marbled paper

Marbled paper

  • Place of origin:

    Istanbul (made)

  • Date:

    1990 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Basar, Mehmed Fuad, born 1953 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    'Ebru' or Turkish marbling with oil on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1536-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 33, box CII

Physical description

A sheet of green marbled paper with an image of a wild hyacinth.

Place of Origin

Istanbul (made)

Date

1990 (made)

Artist/maker

Basar, Mehmed Fuad, born 1953 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

'Ebru' or Turkish marbling with oil on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'M. Fuad Basar 1990 Istanbul'
Signed and dated in ink

Dimensions

Height: 49.5 cm, Width: 34.5 cm

Object history note

The artist was a pupil of Mustafa Duzgunman (died 1990) who taught the skills of producing pictorial images in the very difficult medium of 'Ebru' or Turkish marbling. The 'sunbul' or wild hyacinth is a favourite image in Turkish decorative art.

Descriptive line

Marbled paper by Mehmed Fuad Basar, sheet of marbled paper with an image of a wild hyacinth, oil on paper, Istanbul, 1990

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1991

Materials

Paper; Oil

Techniques

Marbling

Subjects depicted

Hyacinth

Categories

Printed pages & sheets; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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