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Design

Design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1725-1760 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rysbrack, John Michael (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and wash on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.480-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case H, shelf 11

Physical description

Design for a marble mantelpiece, probably showing the front and side elevations. Inscribed in pen with the scale, and on the back with details of height, width and projection.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca.1725-1760 (made)

Artist/maker

Rysbrack, John Michael (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and wash on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in pen with the scale and on the back with details of height, width and projection.

Dimensions

: Various sizes

Object history note

Drawn by John Michael Rysbrack (born in Antwerp, Belgium, 1694, died in London, 1770)

Descriptive line

Designs (22) for marble mantelpieces, the majority showing front and side elevations, by John Michael Rysbrack. Great Britain, ca.1725-1760.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Engraving Illustration and Design & Department of Paintings, Accessions 1946. London: Published under the Authority of the Ministry of Education, 1949.

Materials

Paper; Pen

Techniques

Drawing; Wash

Subjects depicted

Subject; Marble; Fireplace

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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