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Creator:
Stephen Riou, 1720–1780
Title:

Design for a substantial villa. The `Forefront' and profile plan of the front elevation.

Additional Title(s):

Verso: scheme for a monument to Prince William, the Duke of Cumberland (1722-1765)

Date:
1770
Medium:
Graphite, pen and brown and black ink, watercolor on slightly textured, medium, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 15/16 × 24 7/16 inches (43 × 62 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "The Elevation of the Fore Front"; in pen and brown ink, left: "The Ground Plan | & | Elevations | of a | Villa"; in pen brown black ink, throughout, plan labeled and dimensions given; in pen and black ink, throuhgout, plan labeled; in pen and brown ink, lower center: "The Elevation of the Back Front"; in pen and black ink, center, bar scale labeled

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Excogit abt. & delin.te | SR Archit.s 1763"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1998.19.4
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10435
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