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Robert Dennis Chantrell (1793 - 1872)

Small perspective view of design for new Opera House on the site of Leicester House and Gardens, designed by the architect Robert Smirke

Watercolour on paper

Inscription: DESIGN NO. II [beneath drawing]

Museum number: P403

Curatorial note

Soane office, London, Opera House, design intended for Leicester House and Gardens site: perspective on trompe l'oeil unrolled sheet of paper curling top and bottom. Exhib: (?) RA 1810, either no.710, 716 or 832. Framed with P402 and P404.

Associated objects

P402, same scheme
P404, same scheme


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