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Design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1924 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brangwyn, Frank (Sir), born 1867 - died 1956 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink, watercolour and chinese white on fawn paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1216-1995

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MD, shelf 13, box A

Physical description

A perspective design for a carved tombstone showing a rising sun and a draped putto rising from a cloud.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca.1924 (made)

Artist/maker

Brangwyn, Frank (Sir), born 1867 - died 1956 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink, watercolour and chinese white on fawn paper

Dimensions

Height: 30.7 cm, Width: 25.2 cm

Object history note

This design may relate to the death of the artist's wife, Lucy, in 1924.

Descriptive line

Drawing by Sir Frank Brangwyn, design for a tombstone, pen and ink and watercolour on fawn paper, Great Britain, ca.1924

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1995

Materials

Paper; Pencil; Pen and ink; Watercolour; Chinese white

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Putto; Graves; Sun

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Death

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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