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Drawing - Adoration of the Shepherds (Luke 2:8-14)
  • Adoration of the Shepherds (Luke 2:8-14)
    Wtewael, Joachim
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Adoration of the Shepherds (Luke 2:8-14)

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Utrecht (Possibly, made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wtewael, Joachim (copy after)
    Abraham Bloemaert, born 1564 - died 1651 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and brown ink, with grey wash; framing line in black ink on paper

  • Museum number:

    D.802-1887

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 106

Physical description

Pen and brown ink drawing, with grey wash; framing line in black ink on paper

Place of Origin

Utrecht (Possibly, made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Wtewael, Joachim (copy after)
Abraham Bloemaert, born 1564 - died 1651 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and brown ink, with grey wash; framing line in black ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed on verso of old mount, in pencil, Bar. Spranger. 1546-1623 or A Bloemaert / Adoration of the Shepherds

Dimensions

Height: 292 mm, Width: 391 mm

Object history note

Unidentified collector (L. 2806); Robert Jackson (dealer), London; from whom purchased (as Spranger) by the museum (dry stamp version of L. 1958), 30 July 1887 for £1. 15s. 0d.

Descriptive line

Drawing, 'Adoration of the shepherds (Luke 2:8-14)', by Joachim Wtewael (copy after), pen and brown ink, with grey wash; framing line in black ink, seventeenth century

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

Jane Shoaf Turner and Christopher White, Catalogue of Dutch and Flemish Drawings in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 2014, vol. I, Cat. 441, illus. p. 364

Materials

Pen; Brown ink; Grey wash; Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Copy

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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