Red Book for Abbots Leigh by Humphry Repton

9 pages of manuscript including drawings and a plan.

Details

Medium:
Watercolour, pen & ink
Dimensions:
41 x 26 cm
Art Fund grant:
£875 ( Total: £3,500)
Acquired in:
1984
Vendor:
Myers Autographs Ltd

Proposed designs for the siting of Abbots Leigh and the landscaping of the grounds with a view to giving the estate an individual charater and the views from the house 'congruity'. Bound in red morocco by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, folio (41 x 26cm).

Provenance

Hitherto unrecorded; anon sale Phillips, Son & Neale, 13/1/83, lot 372.

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