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Design
  • Design
    Lovett Pearce, Edward Sir, born 1699 - died 1733
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Design

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1726-1733 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lovett Pearce, Edward Sir, born 1699 - died 1733 (architect)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink with wash

  • Museum number:

    E.2124:203-1992

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LD, shelf 42

Elevation of a doorway with Doric pilasters and a segmental pediment with a scroll covering the triglyphs.

Physical description

Elevation of a doorway with Doric pilasters and a segmental pediment with a scroll covering the triglyphs.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1726-1733 (made)

Artist/maker

Lovett Pearce, Edward Sir, born 1699 - died 1733 (architect)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink with wash

Marks and inscriptions

'Mem: The door from whence I took this had pillars of 17 mod: which gave it a better proportion nor was the Fronton of any more than 2 mod: 2 parts and had a better effect Florence September 1723. '
Lettered and dated in ink

Numbered in ink with the scale
Scale: 1 inch to 2 1/4 feet.

Dimensions

Height: 28.8 cm, Width: 23.3 cm

Object history note

Part of the Vanbrugh Album, which was purchased in 1992 with the aid of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the National Art Collections Fund, The Monument Trust, The Sainsbury Trust, and an anonymous donor

Descriptive line

Elevation of a doorway with Doric pilasters and pediment, by Sir Edward Lovett Pearce (ca.1695-1733).

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

Lorimer, C. and Newton, C. (ed.), The collection of drawings by Sir John Vanbrugh and his circle in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London: V & A, 1996, p. 54, cat. 145.

Materials

Pen and ink; Wash

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Scroll; Pediment; Elevation; Pilasters; Doric architecture; Triglyphs

Categories

Designs; Architecture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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