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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (probably, made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century - early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Basoli, Antonio Di Castelguelfo, born 1774 - died 1848 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and wash drawing

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased from the funds of the Gabrielle Enthoven Bequest

  • Museum number:

    E.975-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 31, box A

Physical description

Design for a stage setting for an unidentified production, showing Indian temples. On the back, drawn on the edge of the sheet, is the top of a dome.

Place of Origin

Italy (probably, made)

Date

late 18th century - early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Basoli, Antonio Di Castelguelfo, born 1774 - died 1848 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and wash drawing

Marks and inscriptions

'A: Basoli Invto è fece'
Signed on the back

'Pagodi dell'Indostan come va a dietro [words crossed out] Pensiero rapresentatà l'Asia.'
Inscribed

Stamped on the back with the artist's seal

Dimensions

Height: 19.7 cm, Width: 29.2 cm

Descriptive line

Design for a stage setting for an unidentified production, showing Indian temples. Pen and wash drawing by Antonio Basoli, late 18th or early 19th century.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Materials

Wash

Techniques

Drawing (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Theatre; Stage; Dome; Temple

Categories

Drawings; Designs; Theatre

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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