Auction 127, Lot 796

"[Lot of 10 - Architectural Views]",

Subject: Architecture

Period: 1838 (published)

Publication: Village Architecture

Color: Hand Color

6 x 8 inches
15.2 x 20.3 cm

These beautifully rendered architectural designs are from Peter Frederick Robinson's important work "Village Architecture, being a Series of Picturesque Designs for the Inn, the Schoolhouse, Almshouses, Markethouse, Shambles, Workhouse, Parsonage, Townhall and Church." Each design includes various elevations, interior drawings and plans. This book is a classic and is reproduced today for students of the art. The lot includes: The Village Church - five engravings (front & side elevations, View from the Chancel, The Pulpit, and the Ground Plan); an alternative view for the Village Church (front elevation); The Butchers Shop (actually a beautifully rendered country building); The Alms and Market House - three engravings (front elevation and the two ground plan). Early lithography by Charles Hullmandel.


Condition: A

The images are all fine less some marginal toning at edges. On full, untrimmed sheets as issued.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/25/2009