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  • Place of origin:

    China (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:


  • 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 a goat. On the reverse is a study of a soldier.

Place of Origin

China (made)


1830s (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Pencil drawing on paper


Height: 16.625 in volume, Width: 12.375 in volume, Height: 1.9375 in sheet, Width: 3.5 in sheet

Descriptive line

Drawing by George Chinnery, depicting a goat, 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.


Paper; Pencil



Subjects depicted

Goat; Soldier


Drawings; Military; Animals and Wildlife


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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