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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, ink and wash

  • Museum number:

    E.2124:23-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

Elevation and plan for an obelisk, perhaps associated with Stillorgan House.

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

Elevation and plan for an obelisk, perhaps associated with Stillorgan House.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pen, ink and wash

Marks and inscriptions

'North'
Inscribed in ink and with measurements.

Dimensions

Height: 35.4 cm, Width: 18.2 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

Elevation and plan for an obelisk, perhaps associated with Stillorgan House 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. 24, cat. 46.

Production Note

Attribution note: See Colvin and Craig p.4 for a possible association with Stillorgan House.

Materials

Pen and ink; Wash

Techniques

Drawing; Painting (image-making)

Subjects depicted

House; Obelisk

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Architecture

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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