to a scale
C[harles]. J[ames]. R[ichardson]: Copied / Lincolns Inn Fields -
Signed and dated
April 12th 1824.
Medium and dimensions
Pencil, coloured washes including raw sienna, Payne's grey and sepia, pen, pricked for transfer on wove paper (476 x 339) mounted on wove paper within triple ruled border (521 x 356)
Richardson, Charles James (1806--1871), draughtsman
The Day Book entry for 12 April 1824 notes that Charles Richardson was Drawing a View of the / front of the Courts of / Law.
This drawing is a copy of SM 53/8/2 - possibly executed a training exercise set for Charles Richardson. This view was subsequently engraved as Plate Xc in Soane's Public and Private Buildings.
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