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Palace of Versailles from Paris Avenue

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1837 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Callow, William, born 1812 - died 1908 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil heightened with white.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pencil drawing depicting a view at Versailles. Dated by the artist.

Place of Origin

France (made)


1837 (made)


Callow, William, born 1812 - died 1908 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil heightened with white.


Height: 17 in, Width: 12.75 in

Descriptive line

Pencil sketch depicting the Palace of Versailles by William Callow. One of 196 sketches in a sketchbook of Paris and its environs, Normandy, Touraine, The Pyrenees, south of France, Switzerland and Germany. 1837.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938.


Pencil; Watercolour; Wash


Watercolour drawing; Wash technique

Subjects depicted



Drawings; Tourism & Travel; Topography


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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