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On display at V&A South Kensington
Request to view at the Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 503

Design

early 18th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Plan of a long rectangular garden with two elliptical beds.

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
Pen and ink
Brief Description
Plan of a long rectangular garden with two elliptical beds in the Vanbrugh Album; circle of Sir Edward Lovett Pearce (ca.1695-1733).
Physical Description
Plan of a long rectangular garden with two elliptical beds.
Dimensions
  • Height: 23.2cm
  • Width: 37.2cm
Production typeDesign
Marks and Inscriptions
'A Scale of 10 foot to an Inch.' (Inscribed 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.
Production
Attribution note: Scale: 1 inch to 10 feet.
Subjects depicted
Summary
Plan of a long rectangular garden with two elliptical beds.



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 Reference
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. 56, cat. 152.
Collection
Accession Number
E.2124:96-1992

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