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John Donowell, after Isaac Ware, West Wycombe Park: north front: design with dominating two-storey central section

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
West Wycombe Park: north front: design with dominating two-storey central section
Date
c.1740–50
Location
Framed, hanging in the bedroom corridor, location 231 on Dashwood list, AP 6, Witt 941/1 (6)
Medium and support
Pen, ink and wash on paper
Dimensions
Overall height: 18 cm, Overall width: 36 cm
Artists
John Donowell (fl.1753-1786), after Isaac Ware (1707-1766)
Catalogue Number
WW10
Inscription
  • Inscription: ‘Another Elevation to the North’

Description

A more confident and finished version of the idea expressed in WW9, the central section now dominates the facade in height and width and the dormer windows have gone.

by Clare Hornsby

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