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Drawing - Mask of a satyr

Mask of a satyr

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    mid 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pen and ink

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with Art Fund support and the Goldsmiths' Company

  • Museum number:

    E.759-1938

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case M, shelf 139

Physical description

Goldsmith's design for metalwork, showing a grotesque satyr's head.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

mid 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

pen and ink

Dimensions

Height: 31 cm sheet, Width: 44 cm sheet

Descriptive line

Anonymous. Grotesque study of a mask of a satyr's head from a group of 1679 metalwork designs (E.51 to 1729-1938) bound in two volumes. French, mid-18th century.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1938. London: The Board of Education, 1939.

Materials

Paper; Pen and ink

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Designs; Metalwork; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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