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Drawing
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    Forbes-Robertson, Eric, born 1865 - died 1935
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Drawing

  • Artist/Maker:

    Forbes-Robertson, Eric, born 1865 - died 1935 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawing in pencil, Indian ink, blue crayon and some watercolour and body colour

  • Museum number:

    E.2172-1966

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 133, box D

Physical description

One of 16 designs and sketches for grotesque initial letters in the forms of nude female figures with flowing tresses, mermaids and a monster. Drawing in pencil, Indian ink, blue crayon and some watercolour and body colour by Eric Forbes-Robertson.

Artist/maker

Forbes-Robertson, Eric, born 1865 - died 1935 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Drawing in pencil, Indian ink, blue crayon and some watercolour and body colour

Descriptive line

One of 16 designs and sketches for grotesque initial letters in the forms of nude female figures with flowing tresses, mermaids and a monster. Drawing in pencil, Indian ink, blue crayon and some watercolour and body colour by Eric Forbes-Robertson.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1966 London: HMSO, 1967

Materials

Pencil; Indian ink; Blue crayon; Watercolour; Body colour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Nude female figure; Mermaids; Monster

Categories

Drawings; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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