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Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D , Case C, Shelf 142

Drawing

1880s (designed)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pencil and watercolour design, pounced, depicting a grotesque bird
interact William De Morgan's tiles A master of ceramic design, William De Morgan (1839 – 1917) is perhaps best known for his prolific production of painted tiles. The flat surface of tiles provided De Morgan with an ideal base for decoration, which he used to create bold yet intricate designs that were easily adapted into v...
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Materials and Techniques
Pencil and watercolour drawing, pounced.
Brief Description
Pounced design in pencil and water-colour, William Frend De Morgan, England, 1880s
Physical Description
Pencil and watercolour design, pounced, depicting a grotesque bird
Dimensions
  • Height: 18.1cm
  • Width: 18.6cm
Dimensions taken from Lambert, Susan (ed.) Pattern & Design: Designs for the Decorative Arts 1480-1980 London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1983
Credit line
Given by Mrs William de Morgan
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Lambert, Susan (ed.) Pattern & Design: Designs for the Decorative Arts 1480-1980 London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1983
Collection
Accession Number
E.971-1917

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