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Joseph Michael Gandy (1771 - 1843)

Soane office: bird's-eye view of a design for a Royal Residence (palace) proposed for a site on Constitution Hill, in Green Park, 1821

1821

Watercolour on paper

Museum number: P93

Curatorial note

In the background, beyond the proposed palace, is a sweeping view of London from St Paul's Cathedral (top left0 to the Palace of Westminter.

For preparatory sketch (slightly variant design) see Vol 83/67. Exhib: RA 1827, no. 977

Literature

J. Soane, Description, 1832, p.xii
Helen Dorey, 'The Historic Framing and presentation of watercolours, drawings and prints at Sir John's Museum', in ed. Nancy Bell, Historic Framing and Presentation of Watercolours and Prints, Proceedings of the Conference of the Institute of Paper Conservation June 1996, pp. 20-31

Associated objects

P260, same scheme
P343, same scheme
P386, same scheme


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