11 pages of manuscript including drawings in watercolour, pen and ink, and a plan.
The Red Book for Ouston by Humphry Repton, 17921793
© Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery
- Watercolour, pen and ink
- 22 x 28.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £825 ( Total: £3,300)
- Acquired in:
- Myers Autographs Ltd
Signed and dated 'August 28th 1792' and 'Feb 1793'. Contemporary calf gilt binding. Repton devotes most of his Red Book to a discussion of the correct siting of the house, a decision which if botched could make his job of landscaping the park doubly difficult.
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