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Blackout in Piccadilly, V.I days, 1944

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1942 (drawn)
    1946 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Topolski, Feliks, born 1907 - died 1989 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and watercolour drawing with some crayon

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Artist

  • Museum number:

    E.87-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2C, shelf DR86, box SS21

Physical description

Pen and ink, crayon, and watercolour drawing on brown paper of a blackout in Piccadilly, London, during the Second World War. Inscribed 'Piccadilly Circus 1942'.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (drawn)

Date

1942 (drawn)
1946 (published)

Artist/maker

Topolski, Feliks, born 1907 - died 1989 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and watercolour drawing with some crayon

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed 'Piccadilly Circus 1942'.

Dimensions

Height: 31 in, Width: 22.625 in

Descriptive line

Pen and ink and watercolour drawing of a blackout in Piccadilly, London, by Feliks Topolski for a book of his drawings entitled Three Continents 1944-45. Great Britain, 1942.

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

Brown paper; Pen and ink; Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

World War

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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