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Design

Design

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1737 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Rysbrack, John Michael (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and wash on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.442-1946

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case H, shelf 14

Physical description

Design for a mural tablet to John Milton in Westminster Abbey showing front and side elevations. Inscribed in pen with scale and on the back with details of small sums of money.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca.1737 (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 small sums of money

Dimensions

Height: 7.9375 in, Width: 5.5 in

Object history note

This design bears some resemblance to the memorial to the second and third Dukes of Beaufort in Badminton Church, Gloucestershire.

E.431, E.433, E.435, E.437, E.439, E.444, E.452 and E.453 are from the collection of Nathaniel Hone (1718-1784).

Descriptive line

Design for a mural tablet to John Milton in Westminster Abbey by John Rysbrack, showing front and side elevations. Great Britain, ca.1737.

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

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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