Design for Grosvenor House, London: Plan for the New Entrance to Grosvenor House
- Materials & Techniques:
- Graphite, pen and black ink and wash on moderately textured, moderately thick, cream wove paper
- Sheet: 29 7/16 × 25 3/16 inches (74.8 × 64 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower right: "Plan for the New Entrance to Grosvenor House and | shewing the adaption to a New house at a future period."; in graphite, upper left: "Sketch | No 1"; in graphite, lower center, bar scale labeled "0" to "90", "Scale of Feet"; in graphite, throughout, plan labeled; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower left: "Grosvenor House"; inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "Grosvenor House | Design for a New Entrance | and Fore Court | approved by Lord Westminster | July 21 1842 | The Gateways | 4 & 73 | to be commenced | in Sep.r and finished | by Lady Day next"; in graphite, lower right: "AD 602 JJ"
Watermark: J WHAT[MAN]/ TURKEY/ M[ILL]
SIgned and dated in graphite, lower right: "Thomas Cundy 1842"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- architectural subject | design | house | Plan
- Associated Places:
- England | Europe | London | United Kingdom
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Thomas Cundy, 1790–1867, British, Design for Grosvenor House, London: Plan for the New Entrance to Grosvenor House, 1842
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