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Design

Design

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    early 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Castle, Richard, born 1690 - died 1751 (architect)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and wash

  • Museum number:

    E.2124:103-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

Plan of the entrance lobby of Richmond Lodge, Surrey, showing four pairs of columns of the front facade. Vaulting is indicated.

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

Plan of the entrance lobby of Richmond Lodge, Surrey, showing four pairs of columns of the front facade. Vaulting is indicated.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

early 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Castle, Richard, born 1690 - died 1751 (architect)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and wash

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in ink with dimensions

Dimensions

Height: 20.2 cm, Width: 16 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

Plan of the entrance lobby of Richmond Lodge, Surrey in the Vanbrugh Album attributed to Richard Castle (ca.1650-1751).

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. 46, cat. 116.

Production Note

According to David Griffin, the Richmond Lodge Album [E.2123-1992] was drawn in Castle's hand, but perhaps from a design by Pearce.

Materials

Pen and ink; Wash

Techniques

Drawing; Painting

Subjects depicted

Columns; Frontispieces (facade components); Lobby; Entrance

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Architecture

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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