Not currently on display at the V&A

Drawing

26 August 1903 (drawn)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Study of three onions


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Watercolour and sepia ink on paper
Brief description
Study of three onions, by Beatrix Potter. Great Britain, 1903. Linder Bequest catalogue no. LB 799.
Physical description
Study of three onions
Dimensions
  • Height: 21.5cm
  • Width: 29cm
Style
Production typeUnique
Marks and inscriptions
  • I & JH Kent (watermark)
  • Aug. 26 '03 (right)
Credit line
Linder Bequest [plus object number; written on labels on the same line as the object number]
Object history
Drawn by Beatrix Potter, 1903. Acquired by the V&A from Leslie Linder (1904-1973) in 1973 as part of the Linder Bequest, a collection of ca. 2150 watercolours, drawings, literary manuscripts, correspondence, books, photographs, and other memorabilia associated with Beatrix Potter and her family.
Production
Background studies for The Tale of Benjamin Bunny.
Subject depicted
Literary referenceThe Tale of Benjamin Bunny
Bibliographic reference
Hobbs, Anne Stevenson, and Joyce Irene Whalley, eds. Beatrix Potter: the V & A collection : the Leslie Linder bequest of Beatrix Potter material : watercolours, drawings, manuscripts, books, photographs and memorabilia. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1985.Hobbs, Anne Stevenson, and Joyce Irene Whalley, eds. Beatrix Potter: the V & A collection: the Leslie Linder bequest of Beatrix Potter material: watercolours, drawings, manuscripts, books, photographs and memorabilia. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1985.
Other number
LB.799 - Linder Bequest catalogue no.
Collection
Library number
BP.481(C)

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Record createdApril 30, 2019
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