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Design

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    early 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Stevens, R (architect)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink

  • Museum number:

    E.2124:101-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

Plan of garden layout with fountain relating to Stillorgan House, Co Dublin.

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 garden layout with fountain relating to Stillorgan House, Co Dublin.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

early 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Stevens, R (architect)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink

Dimensions

Height: 41.8 cm, Length: 22.3 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 garden layout with fountain relating to Stillorgan House, Co Dublin in the Vanbrugh Album possibly by R. Stevens, 18th century.

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

See alternative plan E.2124:59-1992

Materials

Pen and ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Fountain; Garden; House; Plan

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Architecture

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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