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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century to early 19th century

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil, black and red chalk, and watercolour, mounted on white wove paper in an album bound in red calf-leather tooled with gold.

  • Museum number:

    E.405-1943

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf D, box 35

Physical description

One of 25 assorted sketches in a red calf-bound album tooled with gold with 68 pages of white wove paper.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)

Date

late 18th century to early 19th century

Materials and Techniques

pencil, black and red chalk, and watercolour, mounted on white wove paper in an album bound in red calf-leather tooled with gold.

Descriptive line

One of 25 sketches by various artists in an album bearing the bookplate of E.N. Thornton and including portraits of the Bacon and Thornton families.

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; Black chalk; Red chalk; Watercolour; Wove paper; Calf leather; Gilt

Techniques

Drawing; Watercolour painting; Bookbinding; Leatherworking; Gilding

Categories

Drawings; Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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