A view of St. Martin’s Court

description below

Watercolor drawing that provides a view from the back window of a house on the west side of St Martin’s Lane and shows the buildings running behind St Martin’s Lane. Identifiable on the right of the image is the building occupied by the bookseller John Noble, as Sandby has included his shop sign, a bust of Dryden, placed over his door and a trade sign advertising his circulating library. In the projecting bay-window to the right of the composition, a man can be seen at work.

 

  • Artist: Sandby, Thomas, 1723-1798, artist.
  • Title: [A view of St. Martin’s Court] [art original].
  • Production: [England], [ca. 1765]

Catalog record

Drawings Sa51 no. 1 Box D150

Acquired July 2020

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