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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Guérard, Eugène Charles François, born 1821 - died 1866
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Drawing

  • Date:

    1839 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Guérard, Eugène Charles François, born 1821 - died 1866 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Water-colour and chinese white, with some preliminary pencil

  • Museum number:

    E.3-1967

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case GG, shelf 84

Physical description

Drawing of a and a woman, both in riding habits, standing together by a low wall, with horses and a rider in the background.

Date

1839 (made)

Artist/maker

Guérard, Eugène Charles François, born 1821 - died 1866 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Water-colour and chinese white, with some preliminary pencil

Marks and inscriptions

'E. Guérard 39'
Signed and dated

Dimensions

Height: 17.5 cm, Width: 16 cm

Object history note

This is probably a design for a fashion plate. In his book Hand Coloured Fashion Plates 1770-1899, London, 1955, Vyvyan Holland states that E. Guérard contributed fashion plates to La Mode and Les Modes Parisiennes.

Descriptive line

Water-colour drawing by Eugène Charles François Guerard, 1839. Possibly a design for a fashion plate, depicting a man and a woman, both in riding habits, standing together by a low wall.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1967 . London: HMSO, 1968.

Materials

Water-colour; Chinese white; Pencil

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Horses; Riding habit; Man; Woman; Wall; Rider

Categories

Fashion plates; Designs; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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