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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:

    early 20th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink drawing on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.711-1928

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 19

Physical description

A pen and ink copy of a lithograph depicting the 'Tree of the Seven Deadly Sins'. In the centre is a tree-like form on the branches of which are figures engaging in immoral acts.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (drawn)

Date

early 20th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink drawing on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'E W T'
Signed

Dimensions

Height: 5.9375 in, Width: 4.6875 in

Object history note

The lithograph this sketch is copied from was published in 1859 and depicts a painting that was then on one of the walls of Bardwell Church in Suffolk. The painting depicted the 'Tree of the Seven Deadly Sins.'

Descriptive line

Drawing by Ernest Tristram, copy of a lithograph published in 1859, showing a painting then on one of the walls of Bardwell Church in Suffolk, pen and ink on paper, Great Britain, 20th century

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; Ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Gluttony; Greed; Sin; Lust

Categories

Drawings; Christianity; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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