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Figures in Elizabethan dress

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    ca. 1825-70 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen and wash drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Forster Bequest

  • Museum number:

    F.88:108

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Pencil, pen and wash drawing of figures in Elizabethan dress. Two men in the foreground stand either side of a gauntlet on the ground.

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

ca. 1825-70 (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and wash drawing

Dimensions

Height: 21 cm, Width: 14.5 cm

Descriptive line

Maclise, Daniel. Group of key protagonists in Elizabethan dress; two with thrown down gauntlet.

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

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; Pen and ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Elizabethan; Gauntlets

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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