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Six Large Architectural Engravings By James Basire I (1730-1802) - Schnebbelie

Stock No

7460

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2022
  • £595.00
  • €696 Euro
  • $751 US Dollar

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Item Description

A stunning collection of six large architectural engravings after J. Schnebbelie (1760-1792) by James Basire I (1730-1802), probably for 'Vetusta Monumenta' - a published series of illustrated antiquarian papers on ancient buildings, sites and artefacts, mostly those of Britain, published at irregular intervals between 1718 and 1906 by the Society of Antiquaries of London. The folio-sized papers, usually written by members of the society, were first published individually, and then later in collected volumes.

This Schnebbelie/Basire collection comprises of:

  • 'Figures on the Spandrils of Lady Percy's Monument'
  • 'Monument of Edward Stafford, Earl of Wiltshire, 1499'
  • 'Brasses in the Church of Higham Ferrers'
  • 'Monument of Bishop Dudley in Westminster Abbey 1483'
  • 'Joan, Lady Cromwell in Tatesdale Church, Lincolnshire'.

Each work is housed in identical contemporary battleship grey and gilt frames. The frame shows some wear to the extremities but generally remain in a very good attractive condition. The engravings themselves have some light age tone in areas commensurate with age but remain crisp and clean overall. 

Dimensions (framed)

Height: 68cm

Width: 50.5cm

 

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Item Info

Seller Location

Devon, Devon

Item Dimensions

H: 68cm W: 50.5cm

Period

19th Century

Item Location

United Kingdom

Seller Location

Devon, Devon

Item Location

United Kingdom

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+44 (0)7552 767190

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