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image volume 60/147

Reference number

volume 60/147

Purpose

[155] View of the entrance lodge by Joseph Michael Gandy, July 1798

Aspect

Perspective view of the entrance screen from the south

Inscribed

View of the Entrance Lodge to the Park at Tyringham in Buckinghamshire / the Seat of William Praed Esqre

Signed and dated

July 1798 / 6 1/4 p.m. and July 98

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen and coloured washes, including sepia, burnt umber, raw sienna and olive green, watercolour technique, wihtin single-ruled border on laid paper (470 x 207)

Hand

Gandy, Joseph Michael (1771--1843), draughtsman
Joseph Michael Gandy (1771-1843)

Watermark

fleur-de-lis over cartouche with bar and below, GR

Level

Drawing

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