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Watercolour - Armed horseman, possibly Russian
  • Armed horseman, possibly Russian
    Hess, Pieter von, born 1792 - died 1871
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Armed horseman, possibly Russian

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Date:

    ca. 1839 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hess, Pieter von, born 1792 - died 1871 (painter (artist))

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Water- and bodycolour over pencil, heightened with white, on laid paper

  • Credit Line:

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

  • Museum number:

    SD.505

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 85, shelf SC, box 16

Date

ca. 1839 (painted)

Artist/maker

Hess, Pieter von, born 1792 - died 1871 (painter (artist))

Materials and Techniques

Water- and bodycolour over pencil, heightened with white, on laid paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed on mount Peter Hess.; inscribed on the back with the monogram R
See Searight Archive for diagram of mark (probably collector's) on former mount

Dimensions

Height: 18.4 cm, Width: 13.3 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt. fr. Gerry Hulme, Nov. 1964, £7 '.

Descriptive line

Watercolour, Armed horseman, possibly Russian, about 1839, by Pieter von Hess

Subjects depicted

Horsemen

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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