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Watercolour - Portrait of Sheikh Abdallah al Salem, Ruler of Kuwait
  • Portrait of Sheikh Abdallah al Salem, Ruler of Kuwait
    Tushingham, Sidney ARE SGA ARCA, born 1884 - died 1968
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Portrait of Sheikh Abdallah al Salem, Ruler of Kuwait

  • Object:

    Watercolour

  • Place of origin:

    Kuwait (painted)

  • Date:

    1940-1950 (painted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tushingham, Sidney ARE SGA ARCA, born 1884 - died 1968 (painter)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Water- and bodycolour, Indian ink over pencil, heightened with white, laid down on card

  • 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.1067

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case 87, shelf SC, box 37

Physical description

Watercolour drawing

Place of Origin

Kuwait (painted)

Date

1940-1950 (painted)

Artist/maker

Tushingham, Sidney ARE SGA ARCA, born 1884 - died 1968 (painter)

Materials and Techniques

Water- and bodycolour, Indian ink over pencil, heightened with white, laid down on card

Marks and inscriptions

Signed S. Tushingham.

Dimensions

Height: 38.2 cm, Width: 31.2 cm

Object history note

According to Rodney Searight: - `Bt Christie's S.Ken., [16] March 1981 [(240)], £18'

Historical context note

For source of information concerning the sitter's identity, see Searight Archive

Descriptive line

Watercolour, Portrait of Sheikh Abdallah al Salem, Ruler of Kuwait, 1940-1950, by Sidney Tushingham ARE SGA ARCA

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Paintings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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