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An Irish flute player dancing a jig

Watercolour Drawing
1832 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Little is known about the artist William Low, except that he specialised in Irish themes. This drawing, judging by its technique of cross-hatching, appears to be a preliminary drawing for a print, possibly for a book illustration.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pen and ink and watercolour
Brief Description
An Irish flute player dancing a jig, pen and ink and watercolour drawing, possibly by William Low, Ireland, 1832
Physical Description
Pen, ink and watercolour drawing of an Irish flute player dancing a jig.
Dimensions
  • Height: 23.5cm
  • Width: 13.3cm
Credit line
Given by R. D. German, Esq.
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Summary
Little is known about the artist William Low, except that he specialised in Irish themes. This drawing, judging by its technique of cross-hatching, appears to be a preliminary drawing for a print, possibly for a book illustration.
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1924, published under the Authority of the Board of Education, London, 1926.
Collection
Accession Number
E.457-1924

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record createdApril 7, 2003
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