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Drawing - A Poor Family Lamenting Their Situation in Their Humble Home
  • A Poor Family Lamenting Their Situation in Their Humble Home
    de Braekeleer, Ferdinand the elder, born 1792 - died 1883
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A Poor Family Lamenting Their Situation in Their Humble Home

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Belgium (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    de Braekeleer, Ferdinand the elder, born 1792 - died 1883 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brush drawing in brown, with grey wash, on brown paper

  • Credit Line:

    Townshend Bequest

  • Museum number:

    1638-1869

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 5

Physical description

Drawing depicting a poor family seated in a room.

Place of Origin

Belgium (possibly, made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

de Braekeleer, Ferdinand the elder, born 1792 - died 1883 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Brush drawing in brown, with grey wash, on brown paper

Marks and inscriptions

Signed at lower right corner, in brown ink, F. De Braekeleer; and inscribed below this, in faded brown ink, 6940.

Dimensions

Height: 255 mm, Width: 222 mm

Object history note

Rev. Chauncey Hare Townshend (1798–1868), London and Coleraine Manor, West Walton, nr Wisbech, Norfolk, by whom bequeathed to the museum (dry stamp version of L. 1958), 1869.

Descriptive line

Drawing, 'A Poor Family Lamenting Their Situation in Their Humble Home', by Ferdinand de Braekeleer, brush drawing in brown, 19th century

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

Jane Shoaf Turner and Christopher White, Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2014, vol. II, Cat. 452, illus. p.375.

Materials

Brush and ink; Grey wash; Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Poor; Poverty; Families

Categories

Drawings; Poverty

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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