Alessandro Farnese Receiving the Surrender of the City of Antwerp in 1585

Drawing
16th century (drawn)
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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Artist/Maker

Army encamped and assembling to besiege a town, which is on the opposite side of a river; a meeting of generals in the foreground


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pen and brown ink, with brownish/blue and greenish/yellow washes
Brief Description
Drawing 'Alessandro Farnese Receiving the Surrender of the City of Antwerp in 1585', by Maerten de Vos, pen and brown ink, 16th century
Physical Description
Army encamped and assembling to besiege a town, which is on the opposite side of a river; a meeting of generals in the foreground
Dimensions
  • Height: 350mm
  • Width: 290mm
Production typeUnique
Marks and Inscriptions
  • Inscribed at lower right, in brown ink (with the museum’s Dyce inv. no.), 574.
  • Inscribed on washed mount, in a nineteenth-century hand, in pencil (with the original Dyce inv. no.), 222.
Credit line
Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce
Object history
Rev. Alexander Dyce (1798–1869), London, by whom bequeathed to the museum (L. Suppl. 153b), 1869.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic References
  • DYCE COLLECTION. A Catalogue of the Paintings, Miniatures, Drawings, Engravings, Rings and Miscellaneous Objects Bequeathed by The Reverend Alexander Dyce. London : South Kensington Museum, 1874.
  • Jane Shoaf Turner and Christopher White, Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum (London, 2014), vol. II, cat. 594, pp. 495-96
Collection
Accession Number
DYCE.574

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record createdJune 8, 2009
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