10 feet to just under 17/20 inches
In brown ink in unidentified hand, beneath scale bar, South Front in Queen Mary's Court.; and in grey ink with numbering on scale bar; and in C19 hand at top right, 38.
Signed and dated
- Undated, but datable 1735
Medium and dimensions
Pen and grey ink over graphite under-drawing, with grey wash; on laid paper, laid down; 350 x 481
unidentified hand in office of Thomas Ripley
Strasbourg Lily / 4 (same as 109/37)
The elevation adopts the detailing of the window surrounds and continuous impost course found on the south wall elevation of the chapel, and shown at a preparatory stage in the two large-scale detailed designs, [12/12 and 13]. The other notable change to the design of the south range of King William's Court is in the treatment of the ground floor as a rusticated podium. There is now a clear demarcation, through floor bands and contrasting wall treatment, between this floor and the one above.
Axel Klausmeier, Thomas Ripley, Architekt: Fallstudie einer Karriere im Royal Office of the King's Works im Zeitalter des Neopalladianismus, Frankfurt am Main, 2000, pp. 113-24, and fig. 27.
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