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Watercolour - Charles Bicknell's House at Putney.

Charles Bicknell's House at Putney.

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1823 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hassell, John, born 1767 - died 1825 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour

  • Museum number:

    E.1418-1995

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 32, box A

Physical description

A watercolour depicting the house of Charles Bicknell on the Roehampton side of Putney Heath.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1823 (made)

Artist/maker

Hassell, John, born 1767 - died 1825 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed by the artist 'Putney' and 'Charles Bicknell Solr. to the Admiralty' and signed and dated 'J. Hassell 1823'.
A small piece of paper with Charles Bicknell's signature is stuck on the sheet, bottom left.

Dimensions

Height: 18.6 cm irregular, Width: 22 cm irregular

Object history note

Charles Bicknell (1751-1828) held many official posts including that of Solicitor to the Admiralty and Navy. His daughter Maria married John Constable. The house was on the Roehampton side of Putney Heath, there is a watercolour by Constable of similar houses on Putney Heath also in the V&A's collection (172-1888).

Descriptive line

Watercolour by John Hassell, 'Charles Bicknell's House at Putney', watercolour, London, 1823

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

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

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Watercolour

Subjects depicted

Houses

Categories

Paintings; Topography; Landscapes

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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