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Design for a Medal of the Royal Treasury
Design for a Medal of the Royal Treasury
Date:
1737
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Red Chalk
Dimensions:
Sheet: 215 x 214 mm (8 7/16 x 8 7/16 in.) Circular
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Adrian Ward-Jackson, London

Accession Number:
1978.2.32
Acquisition Date:
1978-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts Endowment Fund

Exhibition History:

CPLH, Selected Acquisitions, 1977-1979, 1979-1980, checklist, no.10.
CPLH, Master Drawings from the AFGA, 3 Aug - 13 Oct 1985.

Design for a Medal of the Royal Treasury, old man with cloth sarong sits on river bank pours a large jar of water over his leg, he wears a beard, a crown of leaves and holds a pointed paddle or tool, the water flows by his paddle sword, reeds and moutains fill the background, a circle contains the composition with lettering and date around the edges.