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Drawing - Monument design
  • Monument design
    Nollekens, Joseph Frans, born 1737 - died 1823
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Monument design

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1779 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nollekens, Joseph Frans, born 1737 - died 1823 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink and wash

  • Museum number:

    E.4364-1920

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 187

Physical description

Preliminary drawing for the monument, probably an alternative version, to William 1st Lord Boston (1706-1775) and his wife Albinia (d.1769), erected in 1779 in St.Mary's Church Whiston, Northamptonshire. Coat of arms above a fluted sarcophagus, either side of which are putti, one holding an hourglass and the other extinguishing the torch of life.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

ca.1779 (made)

Artist/maker

Nollekens, Joseph Frans, born 1737 - died 1823 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink and wash

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed with scale in feet and 'Lord Bostons'

Dimensions

Height: 14 1/8 in, Width: 7 3/4 in

Materials

Pen and ink; Wash

Categories

Drawings; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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