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Drawing - Afternoon at Home
  • Afternoon at Home
    Wain, Louis William, born 1860 - died 1939
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Afternoon at Home

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1st quarter 20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wain, Louis William, born 1860 - died 1939 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Indian ink, watercolour and gouache

  • Museum number:

    E.34-1962

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 162

Physical description

A drawing showing a cat tea-party in an interior.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1st quarter 20th century (made)

Artist/maker

Wain, Louis William, born 1860 - died 1939 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Indian ink, watercolour and gouache

Marks and inscriptions

'Louis Wain'
Signed twice (once partly obliterated)

'afternoon at Home Card'
Inscribed in pencil

'21/12/22'
Dated within the publisher's stamp on the back

Dimensions

Height: 25.4 cm, Width: 18.7 cm

Descriptive line

'Afternoon at Home'. A design for a picture postcard, showing a cat tea-party. Drawing by Louis Wain, produced for Raphael Tuck & Sons, Ltd.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1962. London: HMSO, 1964.

Materials

Gouache; Watercolour; Indian ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Tea; Cats

Categories

Drawings; Illustration

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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