sheet: 12 5/8 x 6 11/16 in. (32 x 17 cm)
book: 13 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (34.3 x 21.6 cm)
Albums, Prints, Drawings
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1934
Not on view
Inscription: Inside cover, Gideon Saint's tradecard with printed text: "Gideon Saint Carver & Gilder at the Golden hear in Princes Street near Leicester Fields Makes all sorts of Sconces, Girandoles, Chandeliers, Brackets, Tables, Chimney Pieces, Picture Frames, &c. in the best and most Reasonable manner."
Vendor: B. T. Batsford, Ltd. (London)
John Harris, Catalogue of British Drawings for Architecture...in American Collections, 1971, p. 204, pls. 151, 152.
Morrison Heckscher "Gideon Saint, an Eighteenth-Century Carver and His Scrapbook." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 27, no. 6, New York, February 1969, pp. 299-311.
John Harris A Catalogue of British Drawings for Architecture, Decoration, Sculpture and Landscape Gardening 1550-1900 in American Collections.. The Gregg Press, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 1971, fig. no. pl. 151-2, pp. 204-206, ill.
Arnold Wiggins & Sons, Ltd., Pippa Mason, Gervase Jackson-Stops Designs for English Picture Frames, A Loan Exhibition. Exhibition catalogue. 1987, fig. no. pl. 18, ill.
Artist: Francis Towne (British, Isleworth, Middlesex 1739–1816 Exeter)Date: September 2, 1781Medium: Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, over traces of graphite, on white laid paperAccession: 68.93On view in:Gallery 690
Artist: Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)Date: ca. 1749–50Medium: Etching, engraving, sulphur tint or open bite, burnishing; first state of four (Robison)Accession: 37.45.3(27)On view in:Not on view