Design

early 18th century (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 503
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Perspective study including side elevation and part plan, showing three bays with a rusticated base and pedimented windows on the second floor. On the back rough pencil sketches relating to Lough Gall, Co Armagh.

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.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Pencil, pen and ink, red ink and wash
Brief Description
Perspective study including sketches relating to Lough Gall, County Armargh in the Vanbrugh Album by Sir Edward Lovett Pearce (ca.1695-1733).
Physical Description
Perspective study including side elevation and part plan, showing three bays with a rusticated base and pedimented windows on the second floor. On the back rough pencil sketches relating to Lough Gall, Co Armagh.
Dimensions
  • Height: 19.1cm
  • Width: 31.6cm
Production typeDesign
Marks and Inscriptions
(Perspective lines numbered in ink.)
Object history
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.
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Summary
Perspective study including side elevation and part plan, showing three bays with a rusticated base and pedimented windows on the second floor. On the back rough pencil sketches relating to Lough Gall, Co Armagh.



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.
Associated Object
Bibliographic References
  • 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.
Collection
Accession Number
E.2124:156-1992

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