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Creator:
John Donowell, active 1753–1786
Title:

East View of West Wycombe House, Buckinghamshire

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink, gray wash, graphite and black chalk on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 1/4 × 26 3/8 inches (46.4 × 67 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, center: "John Donowell | architect | ex. R.A. 1778-86 | East View of West Wycomb House, Bucks. | & part of the garden of Lord de DeSpencer | ex R.A. 1786 No. 562 | This house was designed by Donowell & | built for Lord de Despencer"

Watermarks: J Villedary (letters) and Fleur-de-lys (similar to Heawood 1827)

Signed in pen and black ink, lower left: "Jn Donowell archh delin"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1884
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7825
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