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Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni, Hanover Square, London: elevation of garden building with attic balustrade and statues

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
Hanover Square, London: elevation of garden building with attic balustrade and statues
Date
c.1749–52
Location
Unframed, drawings chest outside Library, location 240 on Dashwood list, AP 131,Witt 706/65 (4)
Medium and support
Ink and wash on paper
Dimensions
Overall height: 28.4 cm, Overall width: 29.8 cm
Artist
Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni (1695-1766)
Catalogue Number
WW59
Inscription
  • Scale to 6 [toises] and pencil measurements added in feet and inches

Description

This is a fine drawing for a garden pavilion including elegant sculptural detail and a narrow central Serliana. The boundary wall of the garden can be seen in section, here in pink wash.
by Clare Hornsby

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