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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.797-1928

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Copy of a painting on the last bay of the vaulting at the eastern end of the south choir aisle of Christ Church Cathedral. The drawing illustrates a detail from the painting (for position of the painting see E.795-1928) showing an angel dancing.

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: 31.25 in, Width: 17.25 in

Object history note

The painting copied in this sketch is from the early 14th century and is located in Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford, where it is situated on the last bay of the vaulting at the eastern end of the south choir aisle.

Descriptive line

Drawing by Ernest Tristram, copy of a painting on the last bay of the vaulting at the eastern end of the south choir aisle of Christ Church Cathedral, 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

Angel

Categories

Drawings; Christianity

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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