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Drawing - The River Tiber in Rome Looking South Towards St Peter’s and the Castel Sant’ Angelo
  • The River Tiber in Rome Looking South Towards St Peter’s and the Castel Sant’ Angelo
    Lieven, Cruyl
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The River Tiber in Rome Looking South Towards St Peter’s and the Castel Sant’ Angelo

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Rome (drawn)

  • Date:

    after 1667 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lieven, Cruyl (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and brown ink, with brown and grey wash, on vellum

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.546

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case DG, shelf 20

Physical description

The Tiber at Rome, with St. Peter's in the distance, and the Castle of St. Angelo seen on the right; two travellers and a lady standing on a balcony in the foreground attended by an old woman; Signed, L. Cruyl, fec: Romæ.

Place of Origin

Rome (drawn)

Date

after 1667 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Lieven, Cruyl (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and brown ink, with brown and grey wash, on vellum

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and inscribed in brown ink: by the artist, at lower left, L. Cruyl fec. Romae.; and in the reserved space at bottom, prospectvs pontis ælii a ss. d. n. clemente ix. restavrati et castri s. angeli romæ; and at lower right, in another hand, (with the museum’s Dyce inv. no.), 546.

Dimensions

Height: 190 mm, Width: 290 mm

Object history note

Rev. Alexander Dyce (1798–1869), London, by whom bequeathed to the museum (L. Suppl. 153b), 1869.

Descriptive line

Drawing 'The River Tiber in Rome Looking South Towards St Peter's and the Castel Sant' Angelo', by Lieven Cruyl, Flemish School, pen and brown ink, after 1667

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

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. 467, illus.

Materials

Pen; Brown ink; Brown wash; Grey wash; Vellum

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Tinting

Subjects depicted

Balcony; Women; Travellers

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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