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Image ID:
lwlpr19078
Call Number:
49.3664.16
Creator:
Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
Title:
Nicholas Stone Junr. statuary and architect, ob. 165
Related Title:
Nicholas Stone junior statuary and architect
Published:
[England, between 1720 and 1756?]
Description:
1 drawing : port. ; oval image 9.5 x 7.4 cm. on sheet 11 x 9.5 cm., mounted on sheet 12.5 x 10.5 cm.
Notes:
Title from inscription in ink below image on mount. | Inscription in ink, above oval image: This may be Nicholas Stone Jun. Painted at Rome ano. 1638 as he mentions in his journal. | Inscription in ink, below oval image: a sketch of a head pianted in Oyl in an oval. Sold in Mr. Gibbons [illegible] sale, called Mr. Stone. | Drawing that was used as a basis for an engraving of Stone in: Anecdotes of painting in England / by Mr. Horace Walpole. [Strawberry-Hill] : Printed by Thomas Farmer at Strawberry-Hill, MDCCLXII [1762], v. 2, opp. p. 23.
Reference:
Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library / by Allen T. Hazen. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1969, no. 3664
Summary:
Drawing of Nicholas Stone Junior (bap. 1618-1674), English, sculptor and architect, second son of Nicholas Stone Senior (1585-1657).
Provenance:
Purchased by Horace Walpole from Vertue's widow. Sold to Evans at the Strawberry Hill sale, viii.122. Purchased by Wilmarth S. Lewis from Drake, December 1949.
Subjects:
  •  Stone, Nicholas, bap. 1618-1647 - Portraits.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Artists - British - Portraits.
  • Architects - British - Portraits.
  • Ink drawings - British - 18th century.
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