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Reference number

48/3/21

Purpose

Maria Denman ( -1861), (21-22) Sketches of the antique bronze statue of the Hercules in the Hesperian Gardens (in London), Insc: Drawn for Sir John Soane by M-D-Sept 10th 1836

Inscribed

Drawn for Sir John Soane by M-D-Sept 10th 1836

Signed and dated

Sept 10th 1836

Hand

Miss Maria Denman - 1861)

Notes

Filed with the above is a printed Description by James Hoskins, Plaister Figure-maker

Level

Drawing

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Sir John Soane's collection includes some 30,000 architectural, design and topographical drawings which is a very important resource for scholars worldwide. His was the first architect’s collection to attempt to preserve the best in design for the architectural profession in the future, and it did so by assembling as exemplars surviving drawings by great Renaissance masters and by the leading architects in Britain in the 17th and 18th centuries and his near contemporaries such as Sir William Chambers, Robert Adam and George Dance the Younger. These drawings sit side by side with 9,000 drawings in Soane’s own hand or those of the pupils in his office, covering his early work as a student, his time in Italy and the drawings produced in the course of his architectural practice from 1780 until the 1830s.

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