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Design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1725-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rysbrack, John Michael (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and wash on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.452-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 93, shelf E, box 27F

Physical description

Design for a mural tablet (front and side elevations) showing a cherub leaning on a funeral urn. Inscribed in pen with measurements and scale, and on the back, dimensions.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca.1725-1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Rysbrack, John Michael (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and wash on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in pen with the scale and on back 'The Height - 9 ft. 2 in. Width - 5.7 Projection - 1.7.'

Dimensions

Height: 13.0625 in, Width: 8.625 in

Object history note

This design bears some resemblance to the memorial to the second and third Dukes of Beaufort in Badminton Church, Gloucestershire.

E.431, E.433, E.435, E.437, E.439, E.444, E.452 and E.453 are from the collection of Nathaniel Hone (1718-1784).

Descriptive line

Design for a mural tablet (front and side elevations) by John Rysbrack, showing a cherub leaning on a funeral urn. Great Britain, ca.1725-1760.

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; Pen

Techniques

Drawing; Wash

Subjects depicted

Subject; Funeral; Cherub

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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