Design for a memorial to the Countess of Shrewsbury (Bess of Hardwick), Church of All Saints (later Derby Cathedral), Derby

RIBApix ref no RIBA29113
Architect/DesignerSmythson, John (d. 1634)
Smythson, Robert (c. 1535-1614)
Artist/PhotographerSmythson, John (d. 1634)
Smythson, Robert (c. 1535-1614)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1596
Image Date1596
Library ReferenceSC229/I/6
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This design is attributed to Robert Smythson or his son John Smythson and was made prior to the Countess of Shrewsbury's death in 1608. The Countess's will of 1601 states 'My Tombe... which at this present is finished and wanteth nothing but setting up'.

Subject tags

tombs, churches, cathedrals, marble, monuments