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Drawing - Study of a musician with a trumpet

Study of a musician with a trumpet

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1825-70 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Maclise, Daniel RA, born 1806 - died 1870 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Forster Bequest

  • Museum number:

    F.88:250

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 35

Physical description

Drawing depicting a musician in medieval costume, playing a trumpet. On the reverse is a study of two boar heads and a bugle.

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, drawn)

Date

ca. 1825-70 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Maclise, Daniel RA, born 1806 - died 1870 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil drawing

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm, Width: 7.5 cm

Descriptive line

Drawing by Daniel Maclise depicting a musician in medieval costume, playing a trumpet. Great Britain, ca. 1825-70.

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

Exhibited in Mount 19 in a pillar stand of thirty frames, containing three hundred and ninety drawings and sketches in pencil, pen and ink, and colour - figures, landscapes, etc. There are also seven by other hands (aside from Maclise) - Calderon, T.S. Cooper, Cope, Herbert, and Landseer, all R.A., F. Danby, A.R.A., and G. Cattermole.

These drawings and sketches include the following celebrated persons, amongst whom were several more of the Gallery of Illustrious Literary Characters: C.J. Apperley, Sir Egerton Brydges, Edward Bulwer-Lytton (Lord Lytton), G. Cattermole, Sir Alexander Cockburn, Joshua Cristall, Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield), M. Faraday etc.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Musicians; Trumpets

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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