Drawing

1906 (drawn)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Drawing in watercolour and pen and ink in close up of three white water lily flowers and many lily pads of varying greens with tinges of brown and red. Water appears deep brown. Green reeds come up between the lilies. Artwork to the edge of the paper.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour, ink wash, black ink and Indian ink.
Brief Description
Drawing of water lilies in watercolour, ink wash, black ink and Indian ink, by Beatrix Potter, probably at Esthwaite Water, Cumbria, circa 1906, Linder Collection object no. 3.A.2, catalogue no. 2.19
Physical Description
Drawing in watercolour and pen and ink in close up of three white water lily flowers and many lily pads of varying greens with tinges of brown and red. Water appears deep brown. Green reeds come up between the lilies. Artwork to the edge of the paper.
Dimensions
  • Height: 227mm
  • Width: 291mm
Production typeUnique
Marks and Inscriptions
'I & J H / KENT' (Watermark)
Credit line
Donated by the Linder Collection
Object history
Given by Leslie Linder (1904-1973) to the National Book League (now the Book Trust) in 1970 as part of a representative selection of Beatrix Potter's work. This selection, comprising 279 drawings and 38 early editions and now known as the Linder Collection, was formerly on long-term loan to the Victoria and Albert Museum between 1989 and 2019 form the charitable trust, The Linder Trust.
Subjects depicted
Places Depicted
Bibliographic References
  • Hobbs, Anne Stevenson (compiler). The Linder Collection of the works and drawings of Beatrix Potter: catalogue of works on paper. London: The Trustees of the Linder Collection, 1996 (1999 reprint).p.12, catalogue no. 2.19
  • 'Leslie Linder & Anne Carroll Moore, The Art of Beatrix Potter, London: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd., 1972'p.324
  • Potter, Beatrix.The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher. London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1906.pp.16, 35, 47
Other Numbers
  • LOAN:LINDER TRUST.18-1994 - Previous Loan Number
  • 2.19 - Linder Collection catalogue no.
Collection
Library Number
LC 3/A/2

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