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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.803-1928

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Copy of a painting on the easternmost vaulting of the Chapter House of Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford. The drawing depicts the head of St. Paul: a detail from a painting of the saint (for full-length figure see E.802-1928).

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. Tristram del. 1927.'
Signed

Dimensions

Height: 14.875 in, Width: 10.875 in

Object history note

The painting copied in this sketch is dated ca. 1250 and is located in Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford, where it is situated on the easternmost vaulting of the Chapter House.

Descriptive line

Drawing by Ernest Tristram, copy of a painting on the easternmost vaulting of the Chapter House of Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford, 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

Categories

Drawings; Christianity; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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