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    Lovett Pearce, Edward Sir, born 1699 - died 1733
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Design

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and wash

  • Museum number:

    E.2124:81-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

Plam of a small rectangular building, showing a circular hall.

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

Plam of a small rectangular building, showing a circular hall.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and wash

Marks and inscriptions

'a, B: Chambers; c: Hall; d: passage; e: alcoves for beds; f: darck clossets; g: fire places whose chimneys meet at top; h: for a buffett in the hall; j: for two semi circular marble tables with glass over them; k: pedestals for busts or statues; l: doors to stairs which descend.'
Inscribed in ink with key

Dimensions

Height: 23.3 cm, Width: 30.4 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

Plam of a small rectangular building, showing a circular hall in the Vanbrugh Album; 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. 56, cat. 152.

Production Note

Attribution note: Scale: 1 inch to 10 feet.

Materials

Pen and ink; Wash

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Plan; Rectangle; Building; Circular; Halls

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Architecture

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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