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Vertue, George, 1684-1756.
[Monument of Nicholas Stone Senior]
[England], drawn June anno 1721.
1 drawing : port. ; image 12 x 92. cm. on sheet 14.3 x 9.2 cm., mounted to 14.7 x 9.6 cm.
Inscription in pencil, within design of the monument encirling effigy: Nicholas Stone, sculp. & architect, &c. | Inscription in pencil, within design of the monument below effigy: 24 Aug 1642 departed this life. | Inscription in pencil, within design at the base of the monument: H.S. posuit. | Inscription in pencil, lower half of sheet: This monument was fixed in the north wall of the Parish Church of St. Martins in the Fields. | 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.
Catalogue of Horace Walpole's library / by Allen T. Hazen. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1969, no. 3664
Drawing of the monument Nicholas Stone Senior (1586-1647).
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.
  •  Stone, Nicholas, 1586-1647 - Portraits.
  • Stone, Nicholas, 1586-1647 - Monuments.
  • Form / Genre:
  •  Artists - British - Portraits.
  • Sculptors - British - Portraits.
  • Architects - British - Portraits.
  • Ink drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Wash drawings - British - 18th century.
  • Also Listed Under:
  •  Stone, Henry, bap.1616-1653, artist.
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