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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:

    Pencil, pen, ink and wash

  • Museum number:

    E.2124:116-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

Plans and elevations of a market-house or estate office, showing a seven bay front with the second and sixth bays with gabled projections with Venetian windows surmounted by Diocletian windows.

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

Plans and elevations of a market-house or estate office, showing a seven bay front with the second and sixth bays with gabled projections with Venetian windows surmounted by Diocletian windows.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

early 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen, ink and wash

Marks and inscriptions

Numbered in ink with scale and dimensions (Scale: 1 inch to 16 feet).

Dimensions

Height: 28.9 cm, Width: 17.6 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

Plans and elevations of a market-house or estate office in the Vanbrugh Album, circle of 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. 57, cat. 156.

Materials

Pencil; Pen and ink; Wash

Techniques

Drawing (image-making); Painting (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Elevations; Plans; Office; Diocletian windows; Bay

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Architecture

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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