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Design for a back-drop

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1870-1910 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Caney, Robert, born 1847 - died 1911 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour design

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by R. C. McCleery, Esq.

  • Museum number:

    E.282-1925

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case DT, shelf 25, box B

Physical description

Watercolour design for a back-drop depicting a winding road through a village. On the back is a design for an interior.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1870-1910 (made)

Artist/maker

Caney, Robert, born 1847 - died 1911 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour design

Dimensions

Height: 7 in, Width: 9.875 in

Descriptive line

Watercolour design for a back-drop by Robert Caney for a theatrical scene, showing a winding road through a village. On the back is a design for an interior setting. Great Britain, ca. late 19th century.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1925, London: Board of Education, 1926.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Theatre; Villages; Scenery; Curtains

Categories

Theatre; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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