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possibly John Donowell, West Wycombe Park: south front: design with single-storey colonnade and thermal window

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
West Wycombe Park: south front: design with single-storey colonnade and thermal window
Date
c.1740–50
Location
Framed, hanging in the Study, location 080 on Dashwood list, AP 10, Witt 941/30 (12)
Medium and support
Pen and ink on paper
Dimensions
Overall height: 15 cm, Overall width: 33 cm
Artist
possibly John Donowell (fl.1753-1786)
Catalogue Number
WW21
Inscription
  • Measurements of the height in pencil

Description

The wings are missing from this drawing, which is probably the pair to WW2, having the same decorative element of ball finials; however, it is not by the same hand.

by Clare Hornsby

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