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At Evening's Close

Drawing
1902 (drawn)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Drawing in watercolour, blue washes and sepia ink of a garden with a curved path to a gate in the middle ground. Foliage arch over the gate. Borders to either side of the path contain mainly green plants. Runner beans and field beyond the gate and Coniston Old Man in the background.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour and blue washes with sepia ink.
Brief Description
Drawing, At Evening's Close, blue wash and sepia ink, by Beatrix Potter, at Eeswyke, Sawrey, circa 1902, Linder Collection object no. LC.4.A.2, catalogue no. 3.22
Physical Description
Drawing in watercolour, blue washes and sepia ink of a garden with a curved path to a gate in the middle ground. Foliage arch over the gate. Borders to either side of the path contain mainly green plants. Runner beans and field beyond the gate and Coniston Old Man in the background.
Dimensions
  • Height: 293mm
  • Width: 227mm
Production typeUnique
Marks and Inscriptions
'I & J H / KENT' (Watermark)
Credit line
Given 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 Reference
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.20, cat. no. 3.22
Other Numbers
  • LOAN:LINDER TRUST.26-1994 - Previous Loan Number
  • 3.22 - Linder Collection catalogue no.
Collection
Library Number
LC 4/A/2

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