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Design for an altar
  • Design for an altar
    Talman, John, born 1677 - died 1726
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Design for an altar

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)
    Italy (possibly, designed)

  • Date:

    c.1710 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Talman, John, born 1677 - died 1726 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink, wash and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    From the collections of J. Talman and Francis St. John.

  • Museum number:

    E.331-1937

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Q, shelf 23

Physical description

Design for an altar and flanking doorways, with traces of previous inset.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)
Italy (possibly, designed)

Date

c.1710 (made)

Artist/maker

Talman, John, born 1677 - died 1726 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink, wash and watercolour

Dimensions

Height: 14.5 in, Width: 10.625 in

Descriptive line

John Talman. Design for an altar and flanking doorways, with traces of previous inset. British, probably after Italian original. c.1710

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

Pen and wash

Techniques

Architectural drawing

Categories

Architecture; Drawings; Designs; Religion; Christianity; Places of Worship

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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