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Reference number

Vol 81

Purpose

Folio B, volume of drawings of Dulwich Picture Gallery, 92 leaves containing 24 sketches,1812. Insc: (frontispiece and front cover): Sketches of the [Dulwich] Picture Gallery/the Mausoleum and the/Sisters' Apartments, made by the Pupils of Sir John Soane/during the progress of the Works,/ 1812. Bound in marbled card (410 x 250)

Inscribed

(frontispiece and front cover): Sketches of the [Dulwich] Picture Gallery/the Mausoleum and the/Sisters’ Apartments, made by the Pupils of Sir John Soane/during the progress of the Works,/ 1812

Medium and dimensions

Bound in marbled card (410 x 250)

Notes

This volume contains 3 loose drawings in a pocket in the front cover: one rough sketch for f.3 and two rough sketches for f.8

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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