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Watercolour on silk - Scene at Seville
  • Scene at Seville
    Conder, Charles, born 1868 - died 1909
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Scene at Seville

  • Object:

    Watercolour on silk

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1905 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Conder, Charles, born 1868 - died 1909 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Water-colour and gouache on silk

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Miss Amy Sarah Halford

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Brightly-coloured fiesta scene with many figures, rapidly painted on silk, mounted in a curvilinear frame. The scene comprises a group of women outdoors in the evening. In the foreground to the right is a fountain.

Place of Origin

Spain (possibly, made)


1905 (made)


Conder, Charles, born 1868 - died 1909 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Water-colour and gouache on silk

Marks and inscriptions

'C. Conder 1905'
Signature; date


Height: 193 cm, Width: 203.2 cm

Object history note

This painting is listed in John Rothenstein, The Life and Death of Conder, 1938, p.270.

Descriptive line

Painting depicting an evening scene in Seville. Water-colour and gouache on silk by Charles Conder, 1905.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.


Water-colour; Gouache; Silk (textile)



Subjects depicted

Evening; Fountain; Lanterns; Statue; Women




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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