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Drawing
  • Drawing
    Godwin, Edward William, born 1833 - died 1886
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Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1877-1878 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Godwin, Edward William, born 1833 - died 1886 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink, ink wash, pencil and water-colour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Edward Godwin, son of the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.545-1963

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 123, box A

Physical description

Drawing showing a design for the front entrance of a house, with sections of moulding of the door frame and of the main cornice of the house. On the back is a drawing of a section of the cornice of the dining room ceiling.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1877-1878 (made)

Artist/maker

Godwin, Edward William, born 1833 - died 1886 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink, ink wash, pencil and water-colour

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with notes, measurements etc.

Dimensions

Height: 685 mm, Width: 383 mm

Object history note

This drawing is a design for 'The White House' and studios, Tite Street, Chelsea, which was designed for the artist James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903).

The front elevations on the backs of E.552-1963 and E.544-1963 show the additional mouldings and decorative features not shown on E.540-1963.

Descriptive line

Design showing an elevation of the front entrance of a house and studios, with sections of cornice and moulding, one of 16 sheets of designs for 'The White House' and studios, Tite Street, Chelsea. Pen and ink, ink wash, pencil and water-colour drawing by Edward William Godwin, 1877-1878.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1963 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Materials

Pen and ink; Pencil; Water-colour; Wash

Techniques

Drawing (image making)

Subjects depicted

Elevation; Cornice; Dining room; House; Studio

Categories

Drawings; Designs; Architecture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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