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Portrait - Portrait of the Father of the Artist and his Granddaughter
  • Portrait of the Father of the Artist and his Granddaughter
    Cristall, Joshua, born 1767 - died 1847
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Portrait of the Father of the Artist and his Granddaughter

  • Object:

    Portrait

  • Place of origin:

    Cornwall (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1798 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cristall, Joshua, born 1767 - died 1847 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. C. Robert Rudolf

  • Museum number:

    E.699-1937

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case PD, shelf 130, box A

Physical description

Portrait showing Joseph Alexander Cristall and his granddaughter on a garden path in front of a large tree. In the distance, the grounds of a neo-Gothic mansion (right) lead down to a village by the sea. The child indicates a butterfly to her grandfather, at whose left is a rustic seat, on which rests her white hat.

Place of Origin

Cornwall (probably, made)

Date

1798 (made)

Artist/maker

Cristall, Joshua, born 1767 - died 1847 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 23.5625 in, Width: 19.125 in

Descriptive line

Joshua Cristall. Joseph Alexander Cristall with his granddaughter. Probably painted in Cornwall, 1798.

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.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Children & Childhood; Children's clothes; Men's clothes; Drawings; Landscapes; Portraits; Gardens & Gardening

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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