Manuscript: A Treaty on Ancient Armour by G Donaldson

The manuscript contains 58 watercolours which are based on the lithographed illustrations in Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick's influential work, 'Criticial Enquiry into Ancient Armour', published in 1824.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour & pen & ink
Dimensions:
21.5 x 16.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,942 ( Total: £1,942)
Acquired in:
2004
Vendor:
Les Kafka Antique Prints

However the watercolours differ substantially in their details and at least one, the 'David Earl of Huntingdon', is completely different from the published plates.

Provenance

Auction, England; Les Kafka Antique Prints, New York.

Venue details

Wallace Collection Hertford House, Manchester Square, LONDON London W1U 3BN 020 7563 9500 www.wallacecollection.org

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