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Baron Koller as Benvenuto Cellini, c.1550

  • Object:

    Album

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Smyth, John Richard Coke, born 1802 - died 1882 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on wove paper, bound in red morocco tooled with gold

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased, 1940

  • Museum number:

    E.1102-1940

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 92, shelf D, box 54

Physical description

Album of 40 watercolour drawings of cotumes worn at a ball at Buckingham Palace, 12 May 1842, mounted in a volume containing 42 pages of white wove paper, bound in red morocco gold tooled and lettered on the front cover with the artist's name.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Artist/maker

Smyth, John Richard Coke, born 1802 - died 1882 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on wove paper, bound in red morocco tooled with gold

Dimensions

Height: 21 1/2 in Album, Width: 16 3/4 in Album

Object history note

Purchased, 1940.

The sketches were taken by Coke Smyth after a maksed ball given by Queen Victoria on 12 May 1842, at the request of the Queen.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, Baron Koller as Benvenuto Cellini, c.1550, from an album of 40 watercolour drawings of cotumes worn at a ball at Buckingham Palace, 12 May 1842, by Coke Smyth, British School, c.1842

Materials

Watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Watercolour

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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