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Roger Morris, West Wycombe Park: east portico: elevation with Doric temple front

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
West Wycombe Park: east portico: elevation with Doric temple front
Date
c.1740–7
Location
Framed, hanging in the bedroom corridor, location 231 on Dashwood list, AP 35, Witt 941/2 (14)
Medium and support
Ink and wash on paper
Dimensions
Overall height: 13.5 cm, Overall width: 13 cm
Artist
Roger Morris (1695-1749)
Catalogue Number
WW16

Description

This drawing uses the Doric order; the flanking columns are not as built and are drawn here with unusual, partial indications for the triglyphs.

by Clare Hornsby

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