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Watercolour - Copy made for the Arundel Society of an historiated  initial U (showing St George slaying the Dragon) from  the choral books of St Mark's, Florence. Italian
  • Copy made for the Arundel Society of an historiated initial U (showing St George slaying the Dragon) from the choral books of St Mark's, Florence. Italian
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Copy made for the Arundel Society of an historiated initial U (showing St George slaying the Dragon) from the choral books of St Mark's, Florence. Italian

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and gold on vellum

  • Museum number:

    E.124-1996

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 81, box W

Physical description

General Description: c.1860

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and gold on vellum

Dimensions

Height: 39 cm Painted area, Width: 220 cm Painted area, Height: 17.5 cm initial, Width: 17 cm initial

Object history note

Made for Count Cottrell and passed by the Arundel Society to the National Gallery in 1889 or 1895, made a gift in 1899. Lent to V&A in 1906 and made a gift in 1996.

Descriptive line

19th century copy of an illuminated initial made for the Arundel Society

Production Note

Anonymous : Manuscripts & Illumination

Categories

Watercolours

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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