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Great Exhibition 1851: Austria, Sculpture

Joseph Nash (1808 - 1878)

Colour lithograph

published 1854
  • About the work
    Location
    Country: Other
    City: storage

    Interpretation about this artwork is under review

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  • About the artist
    Joseph Nash was born at Great Marlow; the son of a clergyman. He was a pupil of Augustus Charles Pugin, with whom he travelled to Paris in 1829 to make drawings for ‘Paris and its Environs’ (1830). He also lithographed plates for Pugin's ‘Views Illustrative of Examples of Gothic Architecture’ (1830), ‘Architecture of the Middle Ages’ (1838) and ‘The Mansions of England in the Olden Times’ (1839-49). He exhibited from 1831 to 1879, chiefly at the British Institution, the Old Watercolour Society and the New Watercolour Society. His exhibits included architectural subjects and designs from Shakespeare, Scott and Cervantes. His most typical works are interiors of Tudor or Elizabethan mansions peopled with figures. He died at 69, in Kensington.
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  • Details
    Title
    Great Exhibition 1851: Austria, Sculpture
    Date
    published 1854
    Medium
    Colour lithograph
    Acquisition
    Purchased from Parker Gallery, July 1978
    GAC number
    13866