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Chinese Architecture, Civil and Ornamental

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (first published)

  • Date:

    1759 (first published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Decker, Paul (designer)
    Parker, Henry, born 1725 - died 1809 (publisher)
    Bakewell, Elizabeth (publisher)
    Piers, H.

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching and engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.6624-1905

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case 93, shelf C, box 142

Physical description

Page from a volume containing the following four suites of prints bound together:
Chinese Architecture, Civil and Ornamental;
Chinese Architecture. Part the Second;
Gothic Architecture Decorated;
Gothic Architecture, Part the Second.

Place of Origin

London (first published)

Date

1759 (first published)

Artist/maker

Decker, Paul (designer)
Parker, Henry, born 1725 - died 1809 (publisher)
Bakewell, Elizabeth (publisher)
Piers, H.

Materials and Techniques

Etching and engraving

Dimensions

Height: 23 cm Average size of volume page, Width: 28.2 cm Average size of volume page, Depth: 2 cm volume

Descriptive line

Paul Decker, 1 of 23 plates, plus a frontispiece, from 'Chinese Architecture, Civil and Ornamental', London, 1759.

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

(Berlin II) Berlin Staatliche Museen, Katalog der Ornamentstich-Sammlung der Staatlichen Kunstbibliothek Berlin, Berlin and Leipzig, 1936-39, 3419.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink

Techniques

Etching; Engraving

Categories

Architecture; Gardens & Gardening; Prints; Ornament prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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