Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

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

Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    October 24 1878 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and pen and ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Edward Godwin, son of the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.543-1963

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Linear drawing showing an elevation and section of a fireplace and studio, along with details of sections. On the back are pencil drawings of a section of the dining room cornice etc.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

October 24 1878 (made)

Artist/maker

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

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and pen and ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Half elevation & section of fireplace lower studio'
Inscribed at the bottom of sheet

'Scratches on wet plaster'
Inscribed within the design

'Oct. 24 1878'
Dated

Inscribed with notes, measurements etc.

Dimensions

Height: 373 mm, Width: 585 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 a fireplace and cross section of a room, 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, 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

Pencil; Pen and ink; Paper

Techniques

Drawing (image making)

Subjects depicted

Section; Cornice; Studio

Categories

Drawings; Designs; Architecture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.