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John Donowell, after Isaac Ware, West Wycombe Park: north front: design with temple front and banded Doric columns on ground floor

Photo courtesy of Rodolfo Acevedo Rodriguez (All rights reserved)

Details

Country House
West Wycombe
Title(s)
West Wycombe Park: north front: design with temple front and banded Doric columns on ground floor
Date
c.1740–50
Location
Framed, hanging in the bedroom corridor, location 231 on Dashwood list, AP 18, Witt 941/4 (34)
Medium and support
Pen, ink and wash on paper
Dimensions
Overall height: 8 cm, Overall width: 35 cm
Artists
John Donowell (fl.1753-1786), after Isaac Ware (1707-1766)
Catalogue Number
WW13
Inscription
  • Inscription: ‘Another Elevation to the North’

Description

Here the rustication is reduced to bands on the columns, allowing the central section to present a more neo-classical temple-front appearance.

by Clare Hornsby

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