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Leaf from Aedes Walpolinae mounted with a hand-written sheet, two prints and a printed sheet with drawn additions: (a): Sermon on Painting, continued; (b): St. Peter's Church at Walpole; (c): Chateau de Picton; (d): Monument of Eudo de Arsie; (e) Printed text describing Monument of Eudo de Arsie

Author:
Horace Walpole, 4th Earl of Orford (British, London 1717–1797 London)
Artist:
Anonymous, British, 18th century
Artist:
Anonymous, French, 18th century
Date:
1742
Medium:
(a): pen and sepia ink; (b): engraving; (c): etching hand-colored; (d) printed text with image
Dimensions:
Leaf: 28 15/16 × 20 1/2 in. (73.5 × 52 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.62.66r(a-e)
Not on view
Inscription: In Horace Walpole's hand, margin notes referring to paintings in Sir Robert's collection (transcribed in L. Aukelskaya and A. Moore, A Capital Collection, 2002, pp. 404-405); in black ink, Horace Walpole's hand: "From the Topographer No. xii (?), 1790"
L. Dukelskaya and A. Moore, A Capital Collection, 2002, pp. 14, 399-405
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