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Francis Dashwood, West Wycombe Park: north front: design with central hexastyle Doric portico and Ionic porticoes at the extremities

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
West Wycombe Park: north front: design with central hexastyle Doric portico and Ionic porticoes at the extremities
Date
c.1740–50
Location
Framed, hanging in the Study, location 080 on Dashwood list, AP 11, Witt 941/21 (66)
Medium and support
Pen and ink on paper with pencil additions
Dimensions
Overall height: 17 cm, Overall width: 36 cm
Artist
Francis Dashwood (1708-1781)
Catalogue Number
WW3
Inscription
  • Inscription: ‘Another Elevation to the North’; scale without numbering

Description

The pencil additions on this unfinished drawing show suggestions of rustication on basement and balustrades to ground-floor windows, otherwise all window and door openings are unarticulated. The two-bay east and west extremities are set back from the principal body of the facade.

by Clare Hornsby

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