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Design drawing - Furniture design, piano
  • Furniture design, piano
    A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852
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Furniture design, piano

  • Object:

    Design drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1851 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852 (designers)
    Crace, John Gregory, born 1809 - died 1889

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen, pencil and wash on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.1596-1912

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case EXP

Physical description

Design for the gilt, carved and painted mahogany case of an upright piano for the Great Exhibition: full-size design for pattern with part circles joined by a trefoil and enclosing a quatrefoil flower intended for the lid of the piano.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1851 (made)

Artist/maker

A.W. Pugin, born 1812 - died 1852 (designers)
Crace, John Gregory, born 1809 - died 1889

Materials and Techniques

Pen, pencil and wash on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with initials indicating colours, and in J.G.Crace's hand 'piano / Inside of Fall'

Dimensions

Height: 228 mm, Width: 168 mm

Descriptive line

One of 14 sheets of designs for piano cases; A. W. N. Pugin

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

Alexandra Wedgwood, A.W.N. Pugin and the Pugin Family , London; V&A, 1985, p. 255.
Alexandra Wedgwood, A.W.N. Pugin and the Pugin Family , London; V&A, 1985, p. 320.
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design, Accessions 1912, London, Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office 1913

Materials

Pen and ink; Tracing paper; Pen and wash; Pencil

Techniques

Drawing

Categories

Designs; Drawings; Interiors

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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