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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Europe (made)

  • Date:

    1830s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Müller, William James, born 1812 - died 1845 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil, pen and ink, chalk, watercolour and wash, pasted on pages of wove paper half-bound in red morocco

  • Museum number:

    E.1755-1926

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 92, shelf D, box 1

Physical description

Sketches (235) of figure, landscape and architectural subjects in England, Wales, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Greece and Egypt (some places indicated by name) as well as of plant-form, animals, shipping, etc. The sketches (on white or tinted paper) are pasted, in numbers varying from one to three, on pages of wove paper, which are contained in a volume, half-bound red morocco.

Place of Origin

Europe (made)

Date

1830s (made)

Artist/maker

Müller, William James, born 1812 - died 1845 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

pencil, pen and ink, chalk, watercolour and wash, pasted on pages of wove paper half-bound in red morocco

Dimensions

Height: 15 in album, Width: 21.75 in album

Descriptive line

William James Müller. 1 of 235 sketches bound in an album, the drawings made in England, Wales, France, Switzerland, Italy, Greece or Egypt, dated variously throughout 1830s.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1926, London: Board of Education, 1927.

Materials

Pencil; Pen and ink; Chalk; Watercolour; Wash; Wove paper; Morocco leather

Techniques

Drawing; Wash technique; Watercolour drawing; Bookbinding

Categories

Drawings; Tourism & Travel; Topography

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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