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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:

    Pencil, pen and ink

  • Museum number:

    E.2124:78-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

Dogg-house. Sketch plan and elevation of a kennel, pedimented with a Diocletian window and showing water running under an arch.

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

Dogg-house. Sketch plan and elevation of a kennel, pedimented with a Diocletian window and showing water running under an arch.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and ink

Marks and inscriptions

'This dogg house to be built at the upper end of the brook on water course as it enters the gents land fronting east and leaving room for a cart way behind it- and a yeards with water course through each but the main water to run under the house and to be opened by an air hole at B or grating to make servants room fresh. '
Inscribed in ink

Inscribed in ink with dimensions.

Dimensions

Height: 20 cm, Width: 15 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

Sketch plan and elevation of a kennel, pedimented with a Diocletian window and showing running water running under an arch in the Vanbrugh Album; attributed to 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.

Materials

Pen and ink; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Pediment; Dog; Water; Elevation; Diocletian; House; Kennel; Arch

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Architecture

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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