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'Sketch of a Church'

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    early 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink

  • Museum number:

    E.2124:189-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

Sketch plan and elevation of a cruciform church, showing a Diocletian window and a domed roof.

Physical description

Sketch plan and elevation of a cruciform church, showing a Diocletian window and a domed roof.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

early 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink

Marks and inscriptions

'Sketch of a church'
Titled in ink on the back

Numbered in ink with dimensions and calculations

Dimensions

Height: 23.1 cm, Width: 17.0 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

Sketch plan and elevation of a cruciform church in the Vanbrugh Album; by Sir Edward Lovett Pearce; early 18th century.

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. 36, cat. 80.

Materials

Pen and ink

Subjects depicted

Cruciform; Church; Domed; Roof; Diocletian windows

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Architecture

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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