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

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1894 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawing in black chalk and body colour

  • Museum number:

    E.1896-1966

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Image of a female nude lying on the surface of the perimeter of a large sphere, emblematical of the Earth, with large raindrops and the sun's rays falling on her. The corner of the picture showing the sun has been cut away. Drawing by Eric Forbes-Robertson in black chalk and body colour. Signed and dated in pencil 'E.F.R. 1894'.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1894 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Drawing in black chalk and body colour

Marks and inscriptions

'E.F.R. 1894'
Signed and dated in pencil

Dimensions

Length: 23.5 cm, Height: 31.5 cm

Descriptive line

Image of a female nude lying on the surface of the perimeter of a large sphere, emblematical of the Earth, with large raindrops and the sun's rays falling on her. The corner of the picture showing the sun has been cut away. Drawing by Eric Forbes-Robertson in black chalk and body colour. Signed and dated in pencil 'E.F.R. 1894'.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1966 pub. HMSO 1967

Materials

Chalk; Body colour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Nude female; Sun; Rain

Categories

Drawings; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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