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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    France (probably, drawn)

  • Date:

    17th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lafage, Raymond, born 1656 - died 1684 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen and sepia, heightened with white

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:

    DYCE.578

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 9

Physical description

Study for a figure of Atlas supporting the globe, and kneeling on one knee; Pen and sepia, heightened with white.

Place of Origin

France (probably, drawn)

Date

17th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Lafage, Raymond, born 1656 - died 1684 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pen and sepia, heightened with white

Dimensions

Height: 8.9 in, Width: 6.6 in

Object history note

Ovid Metam., Book. II., 296-7; Book VI., 174-5.
Collections-Richard Houlditch, Charles Lambert, and William Esdaile.

Descriptive line

Lafage, Raymond; Study for a figure of Atlas supporting the globe, and kneeling on one knee; French School; 17th century.

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.

Materials

Paper; Pen; Sepia

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Heightening

Subjects depicted

Man; Globe

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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