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possibly Francis Dashwood, West Wycombe Park: north front: design including triple-arched central bays within a two-storey Ionic pedimented front

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
West Wycombe Park: north front: design including triple-arched central bays within a two-storey Ionic pedimented front
Date
c.1740–50
Location
Framed, hanging in the Study, location 080 on Dashwood list, AP 13, Witt 941/23 (11)
Medium and support
Pen and ink on paper with pencil additions
Dimensions
Overall height: 15 cm, Overall width: 34 cm
Artist
possibly Francis Dashwood (1708-1781)
Catalogue Number
WW5

Description

The indication of volutes on the capitals is the same as in WW3. This design uses a solution for the wings perhaps influenced by the left-hand section of the Morris drawing WW4.

by Clare Hornsby

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