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Architectural design - Chapter House or Lady Chapel, Ely
  • Chapter House or Lady Chapel, Ely
    Burges, William A.R.A., born 1827 - died 1881
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Chapter House or Lady Chapel, Ely

  • Object:

    Architectural design

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860-1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burges, William A.R.A., born 1827 - died 1881 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, watercolour and paint on paper

  • Museum number:

    8827:22

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 119

Physical description

Pencil, watercolour and paint drawing of the elevation of an interior space of a chapel. An arcade of pointed arches and stained glass windows are painted in red, turquoise, violet, and emerald. The ceiling is decorated in red stars. A pencil sketch of the same elevation is attached to the back side of the sheet.

Place of Origin

England (probably, made)

Date

ca. 1860-1880 (made)

Artist/maker

Burges, William A.R.A., born 1827 - died 1881 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, watercolour and paint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'1/4 scale'
Inscribed in bottom left corner.

'Chapter House or Lady Chapel / Ely [ill.]'
Inscribed in bottom right corner of attached sheet.

Dimensions

Width: 18.75 cm, Length: 53 cm

Descriptive line

William Burges. Elevation of a chapel interior space with stained glass windows. English, ca. 1860-1880.

Materials

Pencil; Watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Drawn

Subjects depicted

Star; Pointed arch; Stained glass; Arcade

Categories

Drawings; Places of Worship; Architecture; Christianity; Stained Glass; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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