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

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink

  • Museum number:

    E.2124:6-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

The Estimate of the Charge of the Several Works in a new Entended House to be Built for Col. Legonire about 6 miles from Dublin by a plan of Sr Edward Lovet Pearce. An estimate for the costs of building a house for John Ligonier (1680-1770) on a folded sheet. Folio 1 has rough calculations on sides (i) and (ii). The estimate is written on Folio 2 side (i) continuing onto side (ii).

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

The Estimate of the Charge of the Several Works in a new Entended House to be Built for Col. Legonire about 6 miles from Dublin by a plan of Sr Edward Lovet Pearce. An estimate for the costs of building a house for John Ligonier (1680-1770) on a folded sheet. Folio 1 has rough calculations on sides (i) and (ii). The estimate is written on Folio 2 side (i) continuing onto side (ii).

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in ink with the title.

Numbered with calculations on the front and back

Dimensions

Height: 32.1 cm unfolded sheet, Width: 40.1 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

The estimate of the charge of several works for a new house for Col. Legonire, near Dublin in the Vanbrugh Album; circle of 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. 48, cat. 118.

Materials

Pen and ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Estimates; House

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Architecture

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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