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Record drawing of stained glass - The Baptism of Serenus

The Baptism of Serenus

  • Object:

    Record drawing of stained glass

  • Place of origin:

    Belgium (made)

  • Date:

    1855 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Capronnier, Jean-Baptiste (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen, pencil and watercolour drawing

  • Museum number:

    E.1632-1919

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 503, case C, shelf 4, box A

Physical description

Pen, pencil and watercolour drawing of 'The Baptism of Serenus', as rendered on a stained glass panel in Tournai Cathedral, Belgium. Signed and dated by the artist.

Place of Origin

Belgium (made)

Date

1855 (made)

Artist/maker

Capronnier, Jean-Baptiste (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen, pencil and watercolour drawing

Dimensions

Height: 4.5 in, Width: 8.75 in

Object history note

Reproduced in colour lithography as Plate XIX. in Levy's "Histoire de la Peinture sur Verre en Europe" 1860.

Descriptive line

Drawing by Jean-Baptiste Capronnier depicting 'The Baptism of Serenus', a fragment of late 15th century stained glass in the possession of Tournai Cathedral. French School, 1855.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1919, London: Printed Under the Authority of His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1921

Materials

Pen; Pencil; Watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Stained glass

Categories

Stained Glass; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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