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possibly Maurice-Louis Jolivet, Hanover Square, London: record drawing of the Fane-Dashwood residence

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
Hanover Square, London: record drawing of the Fane-Dashwood residence
Date
c.1749–52
Location
Unframed, drawings chest outside Library, location 240 on Dashwood list, AP 130, Witt 941/11(39)
Medium and support
Ink with grey and pink wash on paper
Dimensions
Overall height: 30.5 cm, Overall width: 26 cm
Artist
possibly Maurice-Louis Jolivet (fl.1750-1759)
Catalogue Number
WW56
Inscription
  • Scale extends to 30 feet

Description

This drawing is an accurate depiction of the family house of the Dashwoods in Hanover Square, designed by Nicholas Dubois, one of the first to be built at the north-western corner and dating from c.1717–20. It is probable that the drawing was made as a record for Sir Francis.
by Clare Hornsby

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