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John Donowell, after Isaac Ware, West Wycombe Park: north front: design with measured entrance portico plan below

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
West Wycombe Park: north front: design with measured entrance portico plan below
Date
c.1740–51
Location
Framed, hanging in bedroom corridor, location 231 on Dashwood list, AP 19, Witt 941/19 (46)
Medium and support
Pen, ink and wash on paper
Dimensions
Overall height: 46 cm, Overall width: 71.5 cm
Artists
John Donowell (fl.1753-1786), after Isaac Ware (1707-1766)
Catalogue Number
WW11
Inscription
  • Inscription: ‘The whole extent of this front is 124 9’

Description

The ground floor is unified, with horizontal banding across the whole facade.

by Clare Hornsby

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