Recto: Design of a plan inscribed by Gibbs, 'Building for Cambridge'
Verso: Two sketches of an upright of a building, possibly

Details

  • Title

    Recto: Design of a plan inscribed by Gibbs, 'Building for Cambridge' Verso: Two sketches of an upright of a building, possibly

  • Artist/maker

    James Gibbs (1682 - 1754)
  • Associated place

  • Date

    c. 1722 - 1754
  • Material and technique

    recto: pen and black ink with grey wash over graphite on laid paper; Verso: graphite

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    Recto: Sheet 39.2 x 54.2 cm (height x width)
    Verso: Sheet 51.4 x 37.4 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by the Radcliffe Trustees, 1925.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1925.343.13

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Further reading

William Wright Crandall, Jr, ‘Catalogue of the Drawings of James Gibbs in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, and their Connection with His Life and Work: thesis for the degree of Bachelor of Letters’, 2, 1933, University of Oxford (New College), IV 13

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