Recto: Study for a nymph (ceiling figure)
Verso: Study for a nymph (ceiling figure)


  • Title

    Recto: Study for a nymph (ceiling figure)
    Verso: Study for a nymph (ceiling figure)

  • Artist/maker

  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1749 - 1795
  • Material and technique

    recto: black chalk and graphite, heightened with white on faded blue-green paper
    Verso: black chalk and graphite, squared up

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    29.2 x 31 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased with the assistance of the Art Fund, the MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, the Blakiston Fund and donations from Louise Rice, Prof. Sir John Elliott and Catherine Whistler, 2010.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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