Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Watercolour - The Dome of the Rock, from the Mount of Olives
  • The Dome of the Rock, from the Mount of Olives
    Fletcher, George Henry Benton Major, born 1866 - died 1944
  • Enlarge image

The Dome of the Rock, from the Mount of Olives

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Jerusalem (drawn)

  • Date:

    1922 (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black chalk, stuck down on card

  • 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.386

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Jerusalem (drawn)

Date

1922 (drawn)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Black chalk, stuck down on card

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated Benton Fletcher. 1922. and inscribed Jerusalem.; inscribed on a separate label To Waldorf Astor. The Picture of Jerusalem wh. hangs over my Bed - by Major Benton Fletcher - (as I know he was so interested in Jerusalem - & when he went there
about 1930 ? - & we talked of it so much. I think he might find a place for it in his Room at Sandwich

Dimensions

Height: 54 cm, Width: 37.2 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt Sotheby's, Jan.25th, 1968, £10'.

Descriptive line

Drawing, The Dome of the Rock, from the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, 1922, by Major George Henry Benton Fletcher

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.