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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:

    Pencil, pen and ink

  • Museum number:

    E.2124:110-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

A room for Mr Creighton on a small Sunk Island in Lough Hearn. Plan and elevation of an hexagonal gazebo to be built on a sunken island at Crown Castle, Co. Fermanagh. Also a sketch elevation.

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

A room for Mr Creighton on a small Sunk Island in Lough Hearn. Plan and elevation of an hexagonal gazebo to be built on a sunken island at Crown Castle, Co. Fermanagh. Also a sketch elevation.

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 and ink

Marks and inscriptions

'For Mr Creighton on a Sunk Island in Lough Hern'
Inscribed in ink

'above or equal to the water in highest floods '
Inscribed in ink with dimensions.

Inscribed on back with title.

Dimensions

Height: 28.9 cm, Width: 20.1 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

A room for Mr Creighton on a small Sunk Island in Lough Hearn in the Vanbrugh Album 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. 57, cat. 156.

Materials

Pencil; Pen and ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Room; Elevation; Island; Gazebo

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Architecture

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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