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Drawing - Unidentified design
  • Unidentified design
    Nollekens, Joseph Frans, born 1737 - died 1823
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Unidentified design

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nollekens, Joseph Frans, born 1737 - died 1823 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen and ink and wash

  • Museum number:

    E.4372-1920

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 187

Physical description

Unidentified design monument design. Doorway with broken pediment: on either side of the lintel sit two funerary urns and, between them, a roundel with a sculptural relief of a female bust. The doors to the tomb are open and a room can be glimpsed within. Perched on steps on either side of the doors are two small mourning boys.

Artist/maker

Nollekens, Joseph Frans, born 1737 - died 1823 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and ink and wash

Marks and inscriptions

Inscription above doorway reads 'Elisabeth [rest illegible].

Dimensions

Height: 374 mm refers to maximum height, Width: 231 mm

Materials

Pencil; Pen and ink; Wash

Categories

Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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