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Projected Design for Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire

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From the Collection

Description

Inscribed on verso: "North West view of a building | Erecting at Fonthill at Wiltshire | the Seat of Wm. Beckford Esq | in the Style of a Gothic Abbey | James Wyatt R.A."

Additional Makers: And possibly- Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851)

Medium: Watercolor and graphite on slightly textured, cream wove paper

Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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From the Watercolour World

Location

Fonthill Abbey, Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire, England

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