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Drawing - Two knights arming for combat
  • Two knights arming for combat
    Cattermole, George, born 1800 - died 1868
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Two knights arming for combat

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cattermole, George, born 1800 - died 1868 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Charcoal drawing, heightened with white

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod

  • Museum number:

    E.140-1948

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 56

Physical description

Charcoal drawing depicting two knights arming for combat, alongside a weeping woman being comforted by a girl. On the back is a slight sketch of a female nude.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. mid 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Cattermole, George, born 1800 - died 1868 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Charcoal drawing, heightened with white

Dimensions

Height: 11.75 in, Width: 16.75 in

Object history note

Bequeathed by H. H. Harrod, 1948

Descriptive line

Charcoal drawing by George Cattermole depicting two knights arming for combat, alongside a weeping woman and a girl. Great Britain, mid 19th century.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, and Department of Paintings, Accessions: 1948, Volume II, Henry Herbert Harrod Bequest, London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1957

Materials

Charcoal

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Sadness; Battle; Knights

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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