Drawing

Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H
Artist/Maker

One of four sheets of designs for a book plate for the Library, Sherfield Manor, Hampshire, showing two draped female figures holding an open book depicting men and women in the costumes of various periods; above is the elevation of the Manor. Drawing in pen and ink and pencil by Eric Forbes-Robertson. Signed 'Eric Forbes-Robertson' and lettered 'Sherfield Manor' and with six lines of verse.


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Materials and Techniques
Drawing in pen and ink and pencil
Brief Description
One of four sheets of designs for a book plate for the Library, Sherfield Manor, Hampshire, showing two draped female figures holding an open book depicting men and women in the costumes of various periods; above is the elevation of the Manor. Drawing in pen and ink and pencil by Eric Forbes-Robertson. Signed 'Eric Forbes-Robertson' and lettered 'Sherfield Manor' and with six lines of verse.
Physical Description
One of four sheets of designs for a book plate for the Library, Sherfield Manor, Hampshire, showing two draped female figures holding an open book depicting men and women in the costumes of various periods; above is the elevation of the Manor. Drawing in pen and ink and pencil by Eric Forbes-Robertson. Signed 'Eric Forbes-Robertson' and lettered 'Sherfield Manor' and with six lines of verse.
Dimensions
  • Length: 33.5cm
  • Height: 26.5cm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'Eric Forbes-Robertson' (Signed)
  • 'Sherfield Manor' (Lettered)
  • (Lettered with six lines of verse)
Subject depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1966 London: HMSO, 1967
Collection
Accession Number
E.2125-1966

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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