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Buckingham House 1794

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A watercolour drawing of the front of Buckingham House, later Buckingham Palace. Squared for transfer. This is the preparatory drawing for the etching published by Charles Taylor in the Temple of Taste, number 5, 1794. Other roundels by Girtin for the same series are in the Ashmolean Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the British Museum. See T. Girtin, 'Girtin's Earliest Known Work', Burlington Magazine, April 1951, pp. 112-115.
Descriptive Medium: 'Pen and ink with watercolour, squared in pencil', 'pen and ink, watercolour, pencil'

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Buckingham Palace, London, England