Sketch of the Temple of Bacchus at Painshill Park, Cobham, Surrey and design for a garden temple

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RIBApix ref no RIBA82389
Architect/DesignerHardwick, Thomas (1752-1829)
Artist/PhotographerHardwick, Thomas (1752-1829)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1770
Image Date1770
Library ReferenceVOS/322 f.12
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This drawing comes from an album entitled by Thomas Hardwick 'Sketches of sundry buildings already executed and original designs on varied subjects', which he commenced in 1773. The Temple of Bacchus was built around 1762. Hardwick exhibited a drawing 'Elevation of a temple designed for a gentleman in Hampshire' at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, in 1775 (no. 146) to which drawing number 20 possibly relates.

Subject tags

garden buildings, country houses, pediments