Henry Hugh Armstead, R.A. 1828 - 1905
Nude study of an old man for a doorway design
Photo: R.A.
© Royal Academy of Arts, London
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Nude study of an old man for a doorway design, c. 1883
pencil and white gouache on blue/green wove paper, 352 X 251 mm
Given by Dr. Hugh Wells Armstead, 1932
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According to Armstead's handwritten key, this is a study for his design for the doorway of the Grand Métropole Hotel in Northumberland Avenue, London (now known as the Metropole Building) which opened in 1885. The architects, were Frederick and Horace Francis (1818-1896 and 1821-1894 respectively).


Nude study of an old man for a doorway design
Photo: R.A.
© Royal Academy of Arts, London
Click here to order image/reproduction rights
 
Nude study of an old man for a doorway design, c. 1883
pencil and white gouache on blue/green wove paper, 352 X 251 mm
Given by Dr. Hugh Wells Armstead, 1932
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