Designs for a tapestry entitled 'The Forest', designed for Alexander Ionides: final drawing of a lion among flowers and foliage

Coronavirus update: Our printing service continues to operate as usual, with framed and unframed prints available for delivery in normal timescales. We would like to reassure our customers that we are observing government advice on COVID-19 and adhering to all guidance and best practice.

RIBApix ref no RIBA20022
Architect/DesignerWebb, Philip Speakman (1831-1915)
Artist/PhotographerWebb, Philip Speakman (1831-1915)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1887
Image Date1887
StyleArts & Crafts
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePB92/Webb[68]25
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This is a photograph of the final watercolour drawing. The tapestry was created for number 1 Holland Park, the home of Alexander Constantine Ionides, the art patron and collector, and was made by Morris & Co. on the Merton Abbey looms. The tapestry itself is now in the Victoria & Albert Museum.

Subject tags

Animals, tapestries