Inscribed in ink 14
Signed and dated
Undated, probably 1757
Medium and dimensions
Pen190 x 302. The sheet has one vertical fold.
Capricci in pen showing two plans and two elevations for two Gothic pavilions, one with a three-bay portico, two campanile and tiled roof with fretwork cornice. The plan is for a main apartment with niche and room on either side. Below this is the elevation of a circular pavilion with curved portico supporting an arcaded dome and single-bay pavilion with Gothic pediment on either side. These Gothic designs are variations on the Gothic pavilion and plan in Adam vol.54/Series 4/12; the lower elevation may also be compared with the dome and cupola elevation in Adam vol.54/Series 4/9.
GR and crown
The pavilions are elevations to the two plans in Adam vol.54/Series 4/12. The classical pavilion is the counterpart of several similar compositions in the last section of volume 54 (see Adam vol.54/Series 6/196).
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