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Tomb in the crypt at the Church of St. Denis

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    1833 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil, wash and watercolour

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pencil drawing of the tomb in the crypt at the Church of St. Denis. Dated by the artist.

Place of Origin

France (made)


1833 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

pencil, wash and watercolour


Height: 17 in, Width: 12.75 in

Descriptive line

William Callow. One of 196 sketches in a sketchbook of Paris and its environs, Normandy, Touraine, The Pyrenees, south of France, Switzerland and Germany. 1833.

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

Crypts; Tombs


Drawings; Tourism & Travel; Topography


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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