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Reference number

XP14

Purpose

[95] Presentation drawing for the exterior: G, c. November 1800

Aspect

Perspective of the entrance front, with figures and set in a landscape

Signed and dated

Ealing 1800

Medium and dimensions

Pen, cerulean blue, yellow ochre, olive green, burnt umber, brown ochre, crimson, terre verte, Payne's grey, ochre and sepia washes, watercolour technique framed, on wove paper (660 x 1065)

Hand

Joseph Michael Gandy (1771 - 1843), draughtsman
J.M. Gandy (1771-1843) (Day Book 15 November 1800) and additions by A. van Assen
Benedictus Antonio van Assen (1767 - 1817, fl. c.1788), draughtsman
J.M. Gandy (1771-1843) (Day Book 15 November 1800) and additions by A. van Assen

Watermark

currently framed and not visible

Level

Drawing

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