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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Devon (made)

  • Date:

    30 June 1837 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lear, Edward, born 1812 - died 1888 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil and chinese white

  • Museum number:

    E.779-1939

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf F, box 38

Physical description

Sketch of four women, working bare-legged in a field or on the sea-shore.

Place of Origin

Devon (made)

Date

30 June 1837 (made)

Artist/maker

Lear, Edward, born 1812 - died 1888 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pencil and chinese white

Dimensions

Height: 4.5 in, Width: 6.25 in

Object history note

E.752 to 788-1939 were drawn during a visit to South Devon and Cornwall in June-July 1837 and were presented by the artist to Captain and Mrs. Hornby and their family. (See pp.17, 73 and 107 of Edward Lear by Angus Davidson, London, 1938.)

Descriptive line

Edward Lear. Sketch of four women, working bare-legged in a field or on the sea-shore.
One of 51 assorted drawings made between 1837 and 1847.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1939, published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, London, 1950

Materials

Pencil; Kaolinite

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Drawings; Tourism & Travel

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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