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Prayer

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    1928 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Komjáti, Julius, born 1894 - died 1958 (etcher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.1061-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EE, shelf 228

Physical description

An etching depicting a portrait of a prisoner of war. The man is depicted in profile, seated, with his eyes closed and his hands held together in prayer.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

1928 (printed)

Artist/maker

Komjáti, Julius, born 1894 - died 1958 (etcher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Julius Komjáty 1928. London.'
Signed in ink

'V. & A.M.'
Inscribed in ink

Dimensions

Height: 10.125 in, Width: 8.0625 in

Object history note

Hungarian artist Julius Komjáti was captured by the Romanians during the First World War and imprisoned for over a year. This work depicts one of his fellow prisoners.

Descriptive line

Print by Julius Komjáti, 'Prayer', etching, London, 1928

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

Etching

Subjects depicted

Prayer; Prisoner of war

Categories

Prints; Portraits; War; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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