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Roger Morris, Mereworth Castle: east portico: a measured drawing of side elevation of a pavilion

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
Mereworth Castle: east portico: a measured drawing of side elevation of a pavilion
Date
c.1740–7
Location
Unframed, drawings chest outside Library, location 240 on Dashwood list, AP 147, Witt 941/18 (25)
Medium and support
Ink and pencil on paper
Dimensions
Overall height: 27.4 cm, Overall width: 37.7 cm
Artist
Roger Morris (1695-1749)
Catalogue Number
WW18
Inscription
  • Measurements all over the drawing; inscription: ‘14 metop 15 Triglif to end’

Description

The drawing relates to the front elevation in terms of rhythm of openings, without the thermal window as was built. There are two other sketchy pencil drawings of the same elevation in the collection.

by Clare Hornsby

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