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Wollaton Hall, Wollaton, Nottinghamshire: designs for metopes for the hall screen and tower cartouches

RIBApix ref no RIBA29147
Architect/DesignerSmythson, Robert (c. 1535-1614)
Vredeman de Vries, Hans (1526-1609)
Artist/PhotographerSmythson, Robert (c. 1535-1614)
CountryUK: England
CityWollaton
Subject Date1588
Image Date1580
ViewExterior
StyleTudor
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSC231/I/25(2)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Wollaton Hall was built between 1580 and 1588 for Sir Francis Willoughby. These drawings were copied from designs in 'Variae architecturae formae' by Vredeman de Vries (Antwerp, 1563).

Subject tags

country houses, decorative panels, halls, decorative stonework, screens, ornament