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  • Drawing
    Vernet, Claude-Joseph, born 1714 - died 1789
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  • Place of origin:

    France (possibly, drawn)

  • Date:

    18th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vernet, Claude-Joseph, born 1714 - died 1789 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen and Indian ink

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Rev. Alexander Dyce

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case DG, shelf 10

Physical description

Rocky landscape with figures; View on the bank of a river with a round tower and high rocks on the right in the distance; a group in the foreground, consisting of a man, three women, and a child; Signed; Pen and Indian ink.

Place of Origin

France (possibly, drawn)


18th century (drawn)


Vernet, Claude-Joseph, born 1714 - died 1789 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pen and Indian ink

Marks and inscriptions



Height: 10.4 in, Width: 13.4 in

Descriptive line

Vernet, Claude-Joseph; Rocky Landscape with Figures; View on the bank of a river with a group of figures in the foreground; Signed; Pen and Indian ink; French School; 18th 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.


Paper; Pen; Indian ink


Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Landscape; Tower; Figures; Riverbank




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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