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Watercolour drawing

  • Place of origin:

    France (published)

  • Date:

    first quarter 19th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    watercolour drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the House of Worth

  • Museum number:

    E.22396:1-1957

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 96, shelf D, box 13

Physical description

Watercolour drawing of a woman in a blue sleeveless dress over a white shift, with a lilac striped apron over it and a yellow fichu tucked over her bosom. She wears elbow length gloves with the finger-tips cut off, a black frilled cap with a curiously shaped wide-brimmed straw hat on top, and carries a bunch of green grapes while resting her other hand on a basket of wine grapes with straps to carry on the back. Stamped with a Paquin archive stamp

Place of Origin

France (published)

Date

first quarter 19th century (published)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

watercolour drawing

Descriptive line

Unknown. Watercolour drawing of a woman in folk dress with a basket of grapes. French, first quarter 19th century.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1957-1958 London: HMSO, 1964

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

National Dress; Drawings; Tourism & Travel; Women's clothes; Hats & headwear

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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