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    Lovett Pearce, Edward Sir, born 1699 - died 1733
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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.2124:158-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

Side elevation for a house, possibly Bellamont Forest, Co Cavan, showing three bays, the central of which is projecting and has a thermic window on the upper and basement stories and a Venetian window on the ground floor. On the back a pen and ink sketch of the segments of stonework around a bull's eye window.

This drawing is part of the Vanbrugh Album from the Library at Elton Hall. The Album contains 254 drawings and includes works by Sir John Vanbrugh, Sir Edward Lovett Pearce, William Talman, Nicholas Hawksmoor, Richard Castle and anonymous draughtsmen in Vanbrugh's office. It was created ca. 1945-54 and was purchased by Victoria and Albert Museum in 1992.

Physical description

Side elevation for a house, possibly Bellamont Forest, Co Cavan, showing three bays, the central of which is projecting and has a thermic window on the upper and basement stories and a Venetian window on the ground floor. On the back a pen and ink sketch of the segments of stonework around a bull's eye window.

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

Dimensions

Height: 22.6 cm, Width: 30.7 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

Side elevation for a house, possibly Bellamont Forest, County Cavan in the Vanbrugh Album, attributed to 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. 32, cat. 71.
Downes, K., Vanbrugh, 1977, p. 123.

Materials

Pen and ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Elevation; Bays (building divisions); Window; Venetian; Basement

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Architecture

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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