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John Donowell, after Isaac Ware, West Wycombe Park: north front: design with low central door in upper-storey portico

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
West Wycombe Park: north front: design with low central door in upper-storey portico
Date
c.1740–50
Location
Framed, hanging in the Study, location 080 on Dashwood list, AP 22, Witt 941/19 (50)
Medium and support
Pen, ink and wash on paper
Dimensions
Overall height: 42 cm, Overall width: 65.5 cm
Artists
John Donowell (fl.1753-1786), after Isaac Ware (1707-1766)
Catalogue Number
WW6
Inscription
  • Scale below and inscription: ‘Another Elevation to the North’

Description

This is another version of WW5 with wash added, showing the influence of Isaac Ware.

by Clare Hornsby

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