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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Cuvilliés, the Elder, Francois de I, born 1695 - died 1768
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Bavaria (probably, designed and made)

  • Date:

    c.1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cuvilliés, the Elder, Francois de I, born 1695 - died 1768 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour drawing

  • Museum number:

    E.1968-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 46

Physical description

Watercolour rococo design from a set of four illustrating ceilings in coloured plaster, showing one quarter each, with ornate cornices in pale wash tones.

Place of Origin

Bavaria (probably, designed and made)

Date

c.1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Cuvilliés, the Elder, Francois de I, born 1695 - died 1768 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Dimensions

Height: 8 in, Width: 12 in

Descriptive line

Watercolour rococo design from a set of four illustrating ceilings in coloured plaster, showing one quarter each. Bavaria, c.1740.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1946. London: Published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, 1949.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Watercolour

Categories

Drawings; Designs; Interiors

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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