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Drawing - A monkey with a lute

A monkey with a lute

  • 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:

    Drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Forster Bequest

  • Museum number:

    F.88:32

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Sketch of a monkey with a lute, on the reverse of F.88:29.

Place of Origin

Britain (probably, drawn)

Date

ca. 1825-70 (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Drawing

Dimensions

Height: 53 cm Mount, Width: 58 cm Mount

Descriptive line

Drawing by Daniel Maclise depicting a sketch of a monkey with a lute serenading a kitten from a rooftop. On the reverse of "Devil's Glen, Wicklow," two landscape scenes, mid-19th century.

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

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Lutes; Kittens; Animals; Monkeys

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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