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image P283

Joseph Michael Gandy (1771 - 1843)

View of the Scala Regia, House of Lords

Watercolour on paper

Inscription: Design No 2 [MSS inscription bottom L corner on recto]
Inscription: August 19th 1800 [MSS inscription bottom right corner, recto]
Inscription: Series of inscriptions on the verso in the bottom left corner relating to the use of this drawing in Soane's lectures:
/3 Lect 6 1832 [graphite]
6th Lecture 1819 [dark ink]
RI [Royal Institution] 2nd / 75 [red ink]
6th Lecture 1817
RI [?] - 1819 - 73

Museum number: P283

Curatorial note

Soane office, London, Palace of Westminster, House of Lords, design for the Scala Regia, 1794: perspective (later redrawing).

Exhibition history

John Soane Architect: Master of Space and Light, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 11 September - 3 December 1999; Centro Palladio, Vicenza, April - August 2000; Hôtel de Rohan, Paris, January - April 2001; Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, 16 May - 3 September 2001; Real Academia des Bellas Artes, Madrid, October - December 2001

Associated objects

P276, same scheme
P277, same scheme
P255, same scheme
P256, same scheme
P262, same scheme
P263, same scheme
P273, same scheme
P383, same scheme


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