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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Tristram, Ernest William, born 1882 - died 1952
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    1927 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tristram, Ernest William, born 1882 - died 1952 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.813-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 34

Physical description

Copies (2 on 1 sheet) of painted decoration on the tomb of Elizabeth Montacute in the Lady Chapel of Christ Church Cathedral in Oxfordshire. The drawing in the upper half of the sheet depicts a pattern of gold leopard's heads, filled in between with foliage and flowers, on a bright red ground, on cote-hardi and a relief pattern of fleur-de-lis. The lower image depicts a pattern in under tunic.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (drawn)

Date

1927 (drawn)

Artist/maker

Tristram, Ernest William, born 1882 - died 1952 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'E. W. T. 1927.'
Each drawing signed

Dimensions

Height: 11.4375 in, Width: 5.5 in

Object history note

The paintings copied in this sketch are located in the Lady Chapel of Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford.

Descriptive line

Drawing by Ernest Tristram, copies (2 on 1 sheet) of painted decoration on the tomb of Elizabeth Montacute in the Lady Chapel of Christ Church Cathedral in Oxfordshire, watercolour on paper, Great Britain, 1927

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1928. London: HMSO, 1929
James, M. R. and E. W. Tristram. Mediaeval Wall-Paintings at Christ Church, Oxford. The Volume of the Walpole Society. 1927-1928, vol. 16.

Materials

Paper; Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Tomb

Categories

Drawings; Death; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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