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Drawing

  • Date:

    c. first quarter 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Home, Robert, born 1752 - died 1834 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil, pen and ink, black chalk and watercolour
    (NB: These materials are not specific to this individual sketch but encompass the group of 945 sketches)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E.F. Lawrence and Mrs. E.B. Day

  • Museum number:

    E.935-1943

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case S, shelf 12, box A

Physical description

One of a large collection of 945 sketches including Classical and Renaissance architectural ornament and statuary, Egyptian and Graeco-Roman statuary, ornamental wrought-iron, Roman metalwork, arms and armour, vases, natural history subjects, portrait sketches, sketches for oil-paintings and Indian subjects (including sculpture, topography and figure studies). 920 drawings mounted in volume containing 144 pages of blue wove paper, full-bound in calf, the remaining 25 drawings unmounted. Affixed inside the front cover are two specimen signatures in ink. Pencil, pen and ink, black chalk and watercolour.

Date

c. first quarter 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Home, Robert, born 1752 - died 1834 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pencil, pen and ink, black chalk and watercolour
(NB: These materials are not specific to this individual sketch but encompass the group of 945 sketches)

Object history note

Given by the artist's granddaughters.

Descriptive line

Robert Home. One of a group of 945 sketches, designs and drawings, miscellaneous subjects and materials. First quarter 19th century. England, Europe and India.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1943, London: HMSO, 1956.

Materials

Pencil; Pen and ink; Watercolour; Black chalk

Techniques

Sketching

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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