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Creator:
Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin, 1812–1852, British
Augustus Charles Pugin, 1762–1832, French
Title:
Design for the Brass Eagle Lectern Base
Date:
1846
Medium:
Graphite and pen and black ink on moderately thick, smooth, beige paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 32 1/2 x 27 7/8 inches (82.6 x 70.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "Lectern H no 2"; in pen and black ink, upper right: "All Real size"; in pen and black ink, upper center: "these angels will be | taken for the small | copper gilt ones"; upper center: "at"; center left: "(observe) the different | members of the tracery | are all sunk to various | thicknesses."; center left: "A B C | these filets | excess narrow"; lower left: "Geometrical Elevation of Flying Buttresses."; lower center: "front Elevation of Buttress"; lower right: "Plan of Pan"; and various inscriptions throughout

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower right: "AW Pugin | 1846"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20581
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angel | architectural subject | architecture | design | Gothic (Medieval) | lectern
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:18061
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