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John Donowell, after Isaac Ware, West Wycombe Park: north front: design with paired, banded attached columns on ground floor

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
West Wycombe Park: north front: design with paired, banded attached columns on ground floor
Date
c.1740–51
Location
Framed, hanging in the Study, location 080 on Dashwood list, AP 20, Witt 941/19 (48)
Medium and support
Pen, ink and wash on paper
Dimensions
Overall height: 25 cm, Overall width: 58 cm
Artists
John Donowell (fl.1753-1786), after Isaac Ware (1707-1766)
Catalogue Number
WW14

Description

Here two solutions for the roofline at the east and west ends are presented – one with balustrade, one with pediment – and a solution for the eastern corner, adjusting to the existing room layout. The whole shows Vanbrugh-influenced detailing.

by Clare Hornsby

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