Recto: design of the fret-work of the ceiling of a rectangular room
Verso: preparatory sketch of a wall

Details

  • Title

    Recto: design of the fret-work of the ceiling of a rectangular room
    Verso: preparatory sketch of a wall

  • Artist/maker

    James Gibbs (1682 - 1754)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1697 - 1754
  • Material and technique

    pen and ink with grey wash

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    Sheet 21.4 x 33.2 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by the Radcliffe Trustees, 1925.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.

    WA1925.342.90

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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), III 65b

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