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Title Shoreham [Sketch of architectural details]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker [Lethaby;William Richard;]
Date c.1870s - c.1880s (?)
Extended Description Details of church architecture - an arch and a capital and frieze plus some rough sketches verso
Id Number Current Accession F.62
Id Number Current Repository 1247
Inscription Recto - "Shoreham" in pencil.
Location Creation Site [Shoreham or London]
Subject Lethaby;William Richard;
Measurements Dimensions 350 x 502 mm
Material Pencil on thick green paper.
Notes Attributed to Lethaby, recalling the style and attention to detail (perhaps as an exercise of self education) found in his drawings of Haddon Hall and Duffield Hall (c.1878-79). A similar style can also be found in his drawings of Chartres in the early 1880s.
Object Notes Shows arch, supports and the plinth or top of a column. Observational drawing which picks out particular details of interest. Verso - Several small sketches of sculptures, plates/salvers, busts and urns etc. which seem to be displayed on shelves or a sideboard of some description.
Relation References Sale catalogue: Christies. 29 October 1991.
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Source Christie´s; A.B. Waters CBE
Technique Pencil drawing
Work Type Fine Art
 

 

 

 

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