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Drawing

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1851 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lafaye, Prosper, born 1806 - died 1883 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr. Germaine Montreuil-Straus

  • Museum number:

    E.149-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 69

Physical description

Portrait, head and shoulders, facing three-quarter right, of Edward Riddle, Commissioner for the United States of America at the Great Exhibition of 1851, London. Inscribed in pencil with sitter's official title etc., and dated '1851'. Signed in pencil by the sitter 'E. Riddle. Commisionaire [sic] America'.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1851 (made)

Artist/maker

Lafaye, Prosper, born 1806 - died 1883 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil

Marks and inscriptions

'1851'
Inscribed in pencil with sitter's official title etc., and dated

'E. Riddle. Commisionaire [sic] America'
Signed in pencil by the sitter

Dimensions

Height: 28.4 cm, Width: 22 cm

Descriptive line

Prosper Lafaye (or Lafait, Lafay), Portrait, head and shoulders, facing three-quarter right, of Edward Riddle, Commissioner for the United States of America at the Great Exhibition of 1851, London
French School

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969

Materials

Pencil

Subjects depicted

Portraits

Categories

Drawings; The Great Exhibition

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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