Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Design for a Museum or Repository

Artist:
Attributed to Stephen Riou (British, London 1720–1780 London)
Date:
1758
Medium:
Pen and ink and wash
Dimensions:
sheet: 5 1/4 x 9 5/8 in. (13.3 x 24.4 cm) sheet: 6 x 10 in. (15.2 x 25.4 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1949
Accession Number:
49.56.12
Not on view
Signature: "S. R. delint"

Inscription: "View of an Edifice with Galleries, a Centre Hall & Pavilions on the Wing, intended as a Museum or Repository to preserve Works of Sculpture, Painting, &c &c &c"
Vendor: Rockman Prints (New York)
John Harris, Catalogue of British Drawings for Architecture...in American Collections, 1971, p. 184, pl. 132.
John Harris "Some English Architectural and Decorative Drawings: In the Museum's Collection." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 21, no. 6, New York, February 1963, fig. no. 12, pp. 221-22, ill.



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