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Title A Country House Porch [Architectural drawing]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker Lethaby;William Richard;
Date 1877
Id Number Current Accession F.2
Id Number Current Repository 1187
Inscription Verso - "Wm Rd Lethaby, 2 Ebberly Lawn, Barnstaple" and "46" (twice, once in pencil and once in blue pencil). Recto - "figure "4" top right corner, in pencil.
Location Creation Site Barnstaple
Subject Architecture;Drawings/Sketches;Lethaby;William Richard;;
Measurements Dimensions 455 x 286 mm
Material Black ink and pencil on wove paper (probably Whatman hand made)
Notes Sketch by W.R. Lethaby under pseudonym 'Debut' for The Building News Designing Club Competition. Lethaby entered 19 drawings in all, 17 of which were published in The Building News, all of which are present in the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design Special Collection. Lethaby won the competition, being awarded first place in the January of 1878.
Object Notes Architectural design shows 1) front elevation 2) section and 3) plan and a scale in feet and inches. Signed with the Debut pseudonym.
Relation References Sale catalogue: Christies. 19 December 1989.
Book: Rubens;Godfrey;, William Richard Lethaby: his life and work 1857-1931, Architectural Press. 1986.
Sale catalogue: British Drawings and Watercolours including Architectural Drawings, Christies.
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Source Christie´s; A.B. Waters CBE
Technique Pen and ink drawing.
Work Type Fine Art
 

 

 

 

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