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Title [Stone rubbing: Circle with octagonal pattern]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker Lethaby;William Richard;
Date c.early 1880s
Id Number Current Accession F.136
Id Number Current Repository 1342
Location Creation Site [France or West Country]
Subject Lethaby;William Richard;
Measurements Dimensions 94 x 125 mm
Material Soft black pastel or wax crayon on green (sugar ?) paper
Notes It seems possible that this stone rubbing may have been made during the early 1880s, on one of two Soane tours (to Nothern France 1880 and 1882) and the Pugin Scholarship tour (1881). It seems certain that it was made before the 1890s, when this same motif reappeared in one of Lethaby's designs for a bookcase (see F.69.8). In portfolio with items F.130.1-4, F.131.1-3, F.132.1-2; these are the Goldsmiths' Hall designs, made between 1882 and 1884.
Object Notes Stone rubbing or brass rubbing of a rose motif.
Object References (re. travelling scholarship tours 1880-82)
Object References (re. travelling sholarship tours 1880-82)
Relation Exhibition W R Lethaby 1857-1931: architecture, design and education, London, Central School of Arts and Crafts
Relation References Book: Rubens;Godfrey;, William Richard Lethaby: his life and work 1857-1931, Architectural Press. 1986.
Exhibition: W R Lethaby 1857-1931: architecture, design and education, Backemeyer;Sylvia;Gronberg;Theresa; ed. Lund Humphries Publishers. 22 Octo
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Source Victoria & Albert Museum
Technique Soft pastel or wax rubbing
Work Type Fine Art
 

 

 

 

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