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Apollo and the Nine Muses

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1816 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithograph on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Col. D. H. Colnaghi

  • Museum number:

    E.2673-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case BOX, shelf 216

Physical description

A lithograph illustrating eleven figures set within a forest scene. To the left is Apollo shown playing a stringed instrument. To his right are nine draped, bare breasted, women depicted holding various musical instruments. Behind the women appears the winged horse Pegasus rearing on his hind legs.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1816 (published)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Lithograph on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'J: Cristall fect.'
Signed

'Published by I: Cristall the 9th Novr 1816 at No 2 Lisson St New Road London.'
Inscribed

Dimensions

Height: 12.25 in, Width: 18 in

Descriptive line

Print by Joshua Cristall, 'Apollo and the Nine Muses', lithograph, London, 1816

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Lithograph

Categories

Prints; Myths & Legends

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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