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Album

Album

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1830s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink drawing on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by James Orange

  • Museum number:

    E.1670-1928

  • 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 pen and ink and depicts a man and a boy driving a cow and a calf.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

1830s (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink drawing on paper

Dimensions

Height: 16.625 in volume, Width: 12.375 in volume, Height: 1.5625 in sheet, Width: 2 in sheet

Descriptive line

Drawing by George Chinnery, depicting a man and a boy driving cattle, from a volume of sketches from nature made in China, pencil on paper, China, 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; Ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Cow; Farming; Calf

Categories

Drawings; Topography; Agriculture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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