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Watercolour - West Door, Monza Cathedral
  • West Door, Monza Cathedral
    Pollen, John Hungerford, born 1820 - died 1902
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West Door, Monza Cathedral

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    13 August 1844 (painting (image-making))

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pollen, John Hungerford, born 1820 - died 1902 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and pencil on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Lucy Jebb.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 148, box A

Physical description

Watercolour of a doorway in Monza, mounted to sheet of card. There are pencil drawings on the back of the mount, one of which is an angel or winged figure.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


13 August 1844 (painting (image-making))


Pollen, John Hungerford, born 1820 - died 1902 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and pencil on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'West door, Monza / Aug 13. 1844'
Bottom left; writing; pencil

'West Door / Monza Cathedral / 1844 / J H Pollen'
On back of mount, towards top; writing; pencil


Height: 34.9 cm sheet, Width: 24.2 cm sheet, Height: 46.7 cm mount, Width: 35.4 cm mount

Descriptive line

West door at Monza by John Hungerford Pollen



Subjects depicted

Doorways; Angels; Cathedrals


Watercolours; Designs

Production Type



Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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