Daniel Good Rare Books and Engravings
William Kent (1684-1748) after; by John Vardy - SEAR AT KENSINGTON - 1744 - Architecture
41.2 x 25.3 cm
Classic example of Palladian revival. Vardy redrew and engraved Kent's drawing of the Great Hall at Hampton Court, and drew up Kent's ambitious designs for new Houses of Parliament, under Kent's direction.
Extremely rare and sought after large folio engraving from the series:
Some designs of Mr. Inigo Jones and Mr. Wm. Kent, [London]: John Vardy, 1744.
Very good condition with recent hand colour. Some marginal fingering.