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

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1893 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawing in pencil

  • Museum number:

    E.1883-1966

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A group of seven nude women, possibly representing sirens, sitting, standing and lying on a beach; in the foreground is a skull and one of the with women has her hand on a bone. Drawing in pencil by Eric Forbes-Robertson. Signed and dated 'Eric Forbes-Robertson 1893'. Inscribed 'London'. With an abstract emblem to the right of the picture.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1893 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Drawing in pencil

Marks and inscriptions

'Eric Forbes-Robertson 1893.
Signed and dated

'London'
Inscribed

Dimensions

Length: 37.7 cm, Height: 47.3 cm

Descriptive line

A group of seven nude women, possibly representing sirens, sitting, standing and lying on a beach; in the foreground is a skull and one of the with women has her hand on a bone. Drawing in pencil by Eric Forbes-Robertson. Signed and dated 'Eric Forbes-Robertson 1893'. Inscribed 'London'. With an abstract emblem to the right of the picture.

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

Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Skull; Nude female figure; Bones; Beach

Categories

Drawings; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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