Design of a Palladion front for a new house at Kedleston.
attributed to James Gibbs (Aberdeen 1682 - London 1754)
Architecture / Drawings
ink on paper.
277 x 465 mmOrder this image
Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire (Accredited Museum)
Drawing of "Palladian front - 4 + 5 + hexastyle Ionic attached. Rustic basement, [...] to top balustrade & pediment, no roof showing. Urns at ends & above ends of pediments ..." (Leslie Harris's description). Attributed to James Gibbs.
Attributed to James Gibbs for Sir John Curzon, 3rd Bt. By descent to Francis Curzon, 3rd Viscount Scarsdale. Acquired by gift as part of the transfer of Kedleston Hall to the National Trust in 1987. Previously found loose in "Plans & Uprights of Kedleston House" (see inv. no. 109413).
Marks and inscriptions
Verso: Some annotations. Recto: Dimensions in feet. Recto: Ext. 157
Makers and roles
attributed to James Gibbs (Aberdeen 1682 - London 1754) , architect