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Joseph Michael Gandy (1771 - 1843)

Soane office, London: Hyde Park, St James's Park, entrance to London: designs for Entrances to two Royal parks and for a western entrance to London made in 1829, altered from those exhib. RA, 1817, bird's-eye view

Watercolour on paper

Museum number: P85

Curatorial note

Exhib: RA 1829, no.1128

A sketch among Soane's drawings (Vol.69/89) dated March 1829 is either a preparatory sketch for this work with a proposal for its frame or a sketch made of it after it was framed ready for exhibition. The frame is one of the characteristic flat gilt frames used by Soane when exhibiting the large architectural watercolours prepared for him by Joseph Gandy at the Royal Academy.

Associated objects

Vol 60/89, Preparatory drawing
P412, same scheme


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