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possibly Roger Morris, Villa with rusticated basement: elevation

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
Villa with rusticated basement: elevation
Date
c.1740–7
Location
Unframed, drawings chest outside Library, location 240 on Dashwood list, AP 150, Witt 941/15 (88)
Medium and support
Ink and pencil on paper
Dimensions
Overall height: 24.5 cm, Overall width: 25.7 cm
Artist
possibly Roger Morris (1695-1749)
Catalogue Number
WW50
Inscription
  • Scaled

Description

The most complete of the drawings in this group, it has the look of a presentation drawing, synthesising the working out of variations on a theme, shown in the previous three sheets. It is reminiscent of the Pembroke House Whitehall design by Morris (fig.1).

(drawing in Collection of the Earl of Pembroke, Wilton House)

Figure 1.
Roger Morris, Pembroke House, Whitehall, (drawing in Collection of the Earl of Pembroke, Wilton House)


Digital image courtesy of Witt Library. (All Rights Reserved)

by Clare Hornsby

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