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The Franco-Italian Album

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (drawn)
    France (drawn)

  • Date:

    1749-1755 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sir William Chambers, born 1723 - died 1796 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil

  • Museum number:

    5712:478

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case CUP, shelf 5B

Sketch elevation of a mannerist or baroque doorcase with two masks and a segmental pediment.

Physical description

Sketch elevation of a mannerist or baroque doorcase with two masks and a segmental pediment.

Place of Origin

Italy (drawn)
France (drawn)

Date

1749-1755 (made)

Artist/maker

Sir William Chambers, born 1723 - died 1796 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil

Dimensions

Height: 190 mm, Width: 131 mm

Descriptive line

Sketch elevation of a mannerist or baroque doorcase with two masks and a segmental pediment.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Snodin, Michael. Sir William Chambers London: V&A Publications, 1996. ISBN: 1851771824
Kisluk-Grosheide, Daniëlle and Rondot, Bertrand (Eds.) Visiteurs de Versailles: Voyageurs, princes, ambassadeurs (1682-1789) Paris: Gallimard, 2017

Materials

Pen and ink; Wash

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Mask; Door; Pediment

Categories

Architectural fittings; Architecture; Drawings; Designs

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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