Drawing

c. first quarter 19th century (made)
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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.


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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)
Brief Description
Robert Home. One of a group of 945 sketches, designs and drawings, miscellaneous subjects and materials. First quarter 19th century. England, Europe and India.
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.
Credit line
Given by Mrs E.F. Lawrence and Mrs. E.B. Day
Object history
Given by the artist's granddaughters.
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1943, London: HMSO, 1956.
Collection
Accession Number
E.923-1943

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