Head of a Cardinal

Oil Painting
ca. 1844 (painted)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker

Oil painting on millboard, inlaid in oak, depicting the bowed head of a cardinal with thick dark hair and a long beard.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Oil on millboard inlaid in oak panel
Brief Description
Oil painting on millboard, inlaid in oak, entitled 'Head of a Cardinal' by William Etty. British School, ca. 1844.
Physical Description
Oil painting on millboard, inlaid in oak, depicting the bowed head of a cardinal with thick dark hair and a long beard.
Dimensions
  • Approx. height: 23.8cm
  • Approx. width: 17.7cm
Credit line
Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857
Object history
Given by John Sheepshanks, 1857
Subject depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Parkinson, R., Victoria and Albert Museum, Catalogue of British Oil Paintings 1820-1860, London: HMSO, 1990, p. 82
Collection
Accession Number
FA.72[O]

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record createdJune 26, 2006
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