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Portrait drawing - Benjamin Robert Haydon
  • Benjamin Robert Haydon
    Haydon, Benjamin Robert, born 1786 - died 1846
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Benjamin Robert Haydon

  • Object:

    Portrait drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1816 (made)
    1819 (collected)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Haydon, Benjamin Robert, born 1786 - died 1846 (artist)
    Turner, Dawson, born 1775 - died 1858 (collector)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    black chalk, bound in crushed morocco leather with gold tooling.

  • Museum number:

    E.1110-1927

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 94, shelf D, box 1

Physical description

Black chalk self portrait, one of 42 collected in a volume bound in crimson crushed morocco leather with gold tooling and the crest, motto and monogram of Dawson Turner.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1816 (made)
1819 (collected)

Artist/maker

Haydon, Benjamin Robert, born 1786 - died 1846 (artist)
Turner, Dawson, born 1775 - died 1858 (collector)

Materials and Techniques

black chalk, bound in crushed morocco leather with gold tooling.

Dimensions

Height: 14.75 in volume, Width: 11.75 in, Height: 9.625 in, Width: 6 in

Descriptive line

Benjamin Robert Haydon. Self-portrait, 1816
1 of 42 portraits in "A Collection of Original Portraits, 1819" collected by Dawson Turner

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1927, London: Board of Education, 1928.

Materials

Black chalk

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Portraits; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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