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Album

  • Place of origin:

    Macau (made)

  • Date:

    1830s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chinnery, George, born 1774 - died 1852 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil drawing on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by James Orange

  • Museum number:

    E.1706-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 92, shelf D, box 13

Physical description

A drawing from a volume containing 93 sheets of sketches from nature made in China. The drawing is in pencil and depicts houses and boat dwellings at the foot of the hill below the College of San José in Macau.

Place of Origin

Macau (made)

Date

1830s (made)

Artist/maker

Chinnery, George, born 1774 - died 1852 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil drawing on paper

Dimensions

Height: 16.625 in volume, Width: 12.375 in volume, Height: 5.8125 in sheet, Width: 7.125 in sheet

Descriptive line

Drawing by George Chinnery, depicting houses and boat dwellings at the foot of the hill below the College of San José in Macau, from a volume of sketches from nature made in China, pencil on paper, Macau, 1830s

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

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

Production Note

The sketches in the album this drawing is from were drawn from nature in China, probably in Macau and its neighbourhood.

Materials

Paper; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Dwellings; Boats; Houses

Categories

Drawings; Topography; Boats and ships

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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