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Life School Royal Acad[emy]

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1919,0225.2

  • Title (object)

    • Life School Royal Acad[emy]
  • Description

    Drawing for the medal, interior of the life school of the Royal Academy: artists in a curved line, under lamps, drawing at easels, from a model on a low round dias under a large lamp, with a drape and curtain on the left, standing with one leg in front of the other and drawing a sword. 1865
    Etching and drypoint on vellum

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1865
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 153 millimetres (image - plate-mark indistinguishable)
    • Width: 244 millimetres (image - plate-mark indistinguishable)
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered below the image "Life School Royal Acady", and "CWC 1865".
  • Curator's comments

    Published in Philip Gilbert Hamerton's 'Etching and Etchers' (London). The print was exhibited at the Royal Society of Painter-Etchers, London in 1881 (no.359) as 'The life school, Royal Academy'.

  • Location

    Not on display (British XIXc Mounted Roy)

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1919

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1919,0225.2

Artists in a curved line, under lamps, drawing at easels, from a model on a low round dias under a large lamp, with a drape and curtain on the left, standing with one leg in front of the other and drawing a sword.  1865  Etching and drypoint on vellum

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Artists in a curved line, under lamps, drawing at easels, from a model on a low round dias under a large lamp, with a drape and curtain on the left, standing with one leg in front of the other and drawing a sword. 1865 Etching and drypoint on vellum

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