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Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni, Domed Palladian villa: elevation and plan of principal floor

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
Domed Palladian villa: elevation and plan of principal floor
Date
c.1747–51
Location
Unframed, drawings chest outside Library, location 240 on Dashwood list, AP 134, Witt no. 941/18 (32)
Medium and support
Pen, ink and grey and red wash on paper
Dimensions
Overall height: 48 cm, Overall width: 30 cm
Artist
Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni (1695-1766)
Catalogue Number
WW41
Inscription
  • Inscription above: ‘Elevations,’ and below: ‘Plan du ler Etage’ with all the rooms named in French, line marked A . . . B runs through the plan vertically, referring to section (see [obj]WW43[/obj])

Description

This drawing and the two following are attributed here with certainty to Servandoni, setting aside the previous attribution to Maurice-Louis Jolivet.
by Clare Hornsby

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