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Watercolour - Pyramids At Sunset
  • Pyramids At Sunset
    Fletcher, George Henry Benton Major, born 1866 - died 1944
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Pyramids At Sunset

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (painted)

  • Date:

    ca. 1913 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fletcher, George Henry Benton Major, born 1866 - died 1944 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour, on Whatman's water colour sketching board

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, Art Fund, Shell International and the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    SD.385

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 85, shelf SC, box 14

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Egypt (painted)

Date

ca. 1913 (painted)

Artist/maker

Fletcher, George Henry Benton Major, born 1866 - died 1944 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour, on Whatman's water colour sketching board

Marks and inscriptions

Signed with monogram HBF; inscribed on the back A Pond at Gizeh By Benton Fletcher 6. Buckingham Street. S.W.

Dimensions

Height: 26.7 cm, Width: 36.8 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - 'Bt. fr. Abbott & Holder, Barnes April 1964 £4.4/ ' [i.e. 4 guineas.]
Exhibited at the Fine Arts Society, Water-Colours of Egypt and its Temples, July 1914 (13). On the back of the frame was a Fine Art Society label inscribed with the title, artist's name and exhibition date and catalogue number.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, Pyramids At Sunset, about 1913, by Major George Henry Benton Fletcher

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Lakes

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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