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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:

    Pencil, pen and ink

  • Museum number:

    E.2124:29-1992

  • Gallery location:

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

Portico of the Parliament House in Dublin. Elevation of the south front of Parliament House showing an eight column Ionic colonnade with a pediment surmounting the central four columns, and two pedimented archways surrounded by Ionic columns or pilasters on either end of the colonnade.

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

Portico of the Parliament House in Dublin. Elevation of the south front of Parliament House showing an eight column Ionic colonnade with a pediment surmounting the central four columns, and two pedimented archways surrounded by Ionic columns or pilasters on either end of the colonnade.

Place of Origin

England (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

Inscribed in pencil with title.

Inscribed in ink with the scale.

Dimensions

Height: 26.2 cm, Width: 44.5 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

Portico of the Parliament House in 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. 24, cat. 46.

Production Note

Attribution note: Scale: 1 inch to 10 feet

Materials

Pencil; Pen and ink

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Pediment; Columns; Colonnade; Ionic; Portico; Archways; Pilasters

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Architecture

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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