Two volumes of architectural drawings by Vanburgh, Pearce, Hawksmoor etc by Various artists

The Elton Group consists of 259 drawings and a manuscript text.


Details

Medium:
Ink & graphite
Art Fund grant:
£30,000 ( Total: £306,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
William Proby (through Christie's)

The larger volume contains 254 drawings by Vanburgh, Sir Edward Lovett Pearce, Nicholas Hawksmoor, etc. Drawings by Vanburgh include Eastbury Park (1718), and Grimsthorpe Castle (1722).

Provenance

Proby family, Elton Hall.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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