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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    c.1790 to c. 1810

  • Artist/Maker:

    Bird, Edward, born 1772 - died 1819 (artist)

  • 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.398-1943

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Sketch of a child and a dog. 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

c.1790 to c. 1810

Artist/maker

Bird, Edward, born 1772 - died 1819 (artist)

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

Edward Bird. Sketch of a child and dog, c.1790-c.1810. 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; Children & Childhood

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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