The Red Book for Ouston by Humphry Repton

11 pages of manuscript including drawings in watercolour, pen and ink, and a plan.


Details

Medium:
Watercolour, pen and ink
Dimensions:
22 x 28.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£825 ( Total: £3,300)
Acquired in:
1984
Vendor:
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.

Venue details

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