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West Front of Houghton Hall in Norfolk, Perspective

Artist and architect:
Thomas Ripley (British, ca. 1683–1758)
Draftsman:
Isaac Ware (British, before 1704–1766 Hampstead)
Date:
1735
Medium:
Black ink and wash
Dimensions:
sheet: 15 1/4 x 26 3/16 in. (38.7 x 66.5 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.62.18r
Not on view
Signature: "T. Ripley archt. I Ware delin".

Inscription: "West Front of Houghton in Norfolk"
Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford (British, London 1717–1797 London)
Houghton Hall. "A Historic Recreation: Houghton Hall and the Hermitage," May 15, 2013–September 15, 2013.

John Harris, Catalogue of British Drawings for Architecture...in American Collections, 1971, p. 265, no. 18
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