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image SM vol.60/135

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SM vol.60/135


[9] Design for the interior of a sepulchral chapel, Tyringham, Hall 20 November 1800


Perspective of the interior of a sepulchral chapel looking through an alcove with niches, to the nave with a door with console-hood moulding and a fan light above at the far end. On either side are alcoves with coffers decorated with lacunaria and rosettes, niches and on he right there are steps, an altar and a latticed window. The upper wall and ceiling have a fluted decoration and a frieze of swag is around the base of the tower with latticed windows above


to a scale


View of the Church / Tyringham.

Signed and dated

  • 20 November 1800
    Novr. 20th. 1800

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil, and wash on wove paper (204 x175)


Probably Gandy, Joseph Michael (1771--1843), draughtsman
The Soane Office Day Book for 20 November 1800 records Gandy drawing '...view of the inside of Mr Praed, Church’



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