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Cluster Leaves

  • Object:

    Textile design

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1900-1905 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wolfe, Arthur, born 1870 - died 1944 (designer)
    P. A. Staynes & A. T. Wolfe (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour and gouache, on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs D. M. Scott, daughter of the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.301-1966

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LD, shelf 38

Physical description

Design for a wallpaper or a textile: 'Cluster Leaves' or 'Laburnum'; Watercolour and gouache, on paper; Inscribed in pencil on the back Cluster Leaves and Laburnam, with addresses as below; stamped A. T. Wolfe Designer and numbered 1200; inscribed in ink 55 Rossetti Mansions Cheyne Walk SW (crossed through) and The Heights, Queens Road, Loughton, Essex.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1900-1905 (made)

Artist/maker

Wolfe, Arthur, born 1870 - died 1944 (designer)
P. A. Staynes & A. T. Wolfe (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour and gouache, on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in pencil on the back Cluster Leaves and Laburnam, with addresses as below.

A. T. Wolfe Designer
Stamped

1200
Numbered.

55 Rossetti Mansions Cheyne Walk SW (crossed through) and The Heights, Queens Road, Loughton, Essex.
Inscribed in ink.

Dimensions

Height: 74.1 cm, Width: 52.5 cm

Object history note

Given by Mrs D. M. Scott, daughter of the artist.

Descriptive line

Design for a wallpaper or a textile: 'Cluster Leaves' or 'Laburnum'; Watercolour and gouache, on paper; Designed by A. T. Wolfe; Produced by P. A. Staynes & A. T. Wolfe; England; 1900-1905.

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

Oman, Charles C. and Hamilton, Jean. Wallpapers: a history and illustrated catalogue of the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. London: Sotheby Publications, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1982.
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1966 London: HMSO, 1967
John Murdoch and Susan Lambert, Summary Catalogue of Textile Designs 1840-1985 in the V. & A. Museum and colour microfiche, Surrey: Emmett Microform, 1986

Materials

Water-colour; Gouache; Paper

Techniques

Painting

Categories

Textiles; Designs; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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