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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.812-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 21

Physical description

Copies (3 on 1 sheet) of painted decoration on the tomb of Elizabeth Montacute in the Lady Chapel of Christ Church Cathedral in Oxfordshire. In the top left is a shield of arms of Montacute (argent three lozenges in fesse gules). In the top right is the shield of arms of Montfort (azure five bendlets argent). Below the shields are the two cushions positioned beneath the head of the figure.

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.'
Signed in two places

Dimensions

Height: 13.25 in, Width: 10 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 (3 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

Heraldry; Tomb

Categories

Drawings; Death; Heraldry; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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