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Drawing - Designs for mirror frames
  • Designs for mirror frames
    Crace, Frederick, born 1779 - died 1859
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Designs for mirror frames

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    circa 1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Crace, Frederick, born 1779 - died 1859

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and watercolour over preliminary pencil.

  • Museum number:

    E.824-1981

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 150, box E

The Crace family were the most important firm of interior decorators working in Britain in the 19th century. They worked for every British monarch from George III to Queen Victoria and on a range of buildings that includes royal palaces, Leeds Town Hall and the Great Exhibition building of 1862.

Physical description

Designs for mirror frames with pencil additions. Elevations with ruled borders in brown ink.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

circa 1820 (made)

Artist/maker

Crace, Frederick, born 1779 - died 1859

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and watercolour over preliminary pencil.

Marks and inscriptions

Banquetting Room Gallery
Inscribed in Frederick Crace's hand.

Dimensions

Length: 389 mm, Width: 298 mm

Descriptive line

Designs for mirror frames with pencil additions, probably for the Blue or South Drawing Room at the Brighton Pavillion, by Frederick Crace. Great Britain, circa 1820.

Materials

Watercolour

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Elevations; Mirrors

Categories

Designs; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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