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Design
  • Design
    Roubiliac, Louis-François, born 1702 - died 1762
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Design

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1754 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Roubiliac, Louis-François, born 1702 - died 1762 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Black and white chalk and pencil on grey paper.

  • Museum number:

    E.269-1998

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3H, shelf 21

Physical description

Design for a monument. Above the apron is the bust of a man wearing a turban and loose cravat around his neck. On either side of the bust are musical and artistic attributes. On the back of the sheet is a chalk sketch of a the head and arm of a man leaning on his correct left hand.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1754 (designed)

Artist/maker

Roubiliac, Louis-François, born 1702 - died 1762 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Black and white chalk and pencil on grey paper.

Marks and inscriptions

'DANIEL LOCK - (TC chapel. Camb.) - ROUBILIAC'
On the back; Writing; pencil

Dimensions

Height: 23 cm, Width: 19.5 cm

Descriptive line

Design for a monument attributed to Louis Francois Roubiliac (1702-1762), ca. 1754. Chalk and pencil on paper.

Labels and date

Malcolm Baker has noted that this drawing is related to Roubilliac's monument to Daniel Lock in Trinity College Chapel. It differs in detail from the finished monument, but shows design features characteristic of Roubilliac. On the back is a chalk sketch of the head and arm of a man leaning on his correct left hand. []

Production Note

This drawing was offered for sale to the Museum as anonymous but is clearly related to the monument of Daniel Lock in the chapel of Trinity College, Cambridge. This drawing is in many ways comparable to other Roubilliac drawings, for example, for the Argyll Monument (museum number 8381).

Materials

Black chalk; Chalk; Pencil; Paper

Techniques

Drawing (image making)

Subjects depicted

Brushes; Monument; Palette

Categories

Designs

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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