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possibly John Donowell, after Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni, after Andrea Palladio, West Wycombe Park: south front: design with double colonnade

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
West Wycombe Park: south front: design with double colonnade
Date
c.1747–51
Location
Framed, hanging in the Study, location 080 on Dashwood list, AP 30, Witt 941/28 (65)
Medium and support
Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions
Overall height: 26.5 cm, Overall width: 45.5 cm
Artists
possibly John Donowell (fl.1753-1786), after Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni (1695-1766), after Andrea Palladio (1508-1580)
Catalogue Number
WW27
Inscription
  • Scale to 60 feet

Description

This drawing is a direct quotation from two famous facades – the Palladian Palazzo Chiericati and Saint Sulpice, Paris, by Servandoni. The window shape is not as built, however.

by Clare Hornsby

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