1) Castle Drogo, circa 1924; 2) Castle Drogo from the South, circa 1923.
Two Perspective Drawings of Castle Drogo, Devon by Cyril Arthur Farey, c. 19231924
© The artist's estate
- Pencil & watercolour
- 60.3 x 102.8 cm & 62.8 x 51.7 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £592 ( Total: £2,592)
- Acquired in:
Castle Drogo was commissioned from Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1910 by Julius Drewe, who had made a fortune as a young man by establishing the grocery stores, Home and Colonial. Both client and architect had a romantic vision of a great medieval fortress.
Acquired from the office of Sir Edwin Lutyens on his death in 1944 by Mr A Neville Holt, sold at Christie's, 14 December 1982.