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Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni, Square villa: plan of the bedroom floor

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
Square villa: plan of the bedroom floor
Date
c.1747–51
Location
Unframed, drawings chest outside Library, location 240 on Dashwood list, AP 137, Witt 941/18(30)
Medium and support
Pencil on paper
Dimensions
Overall height: 44 cm, Overall width: 27.3 cm
Artist
Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni (1695-1766)
Catalogue Number
WW45
Inscription
  • Inscription: ‘Plan du ler Etage’ and ‘Cour’; rooms named in French

Description

This drawing is now very faint and difficult to decipher in detail; all but one of the larger rooms are bedrooms; the smaller rooms at the top and bottom are marked ‘cabinet et toilette’. They appear to be designed for projecting wing-like structures.
by Clare Hornsby

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