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Solomon Alexander Hart RA, Study of the ceiling in the King John Tavern, Exeter

Study of the ceiling in the King John Tavern, Exeter, June 1833

Solomon Alexander Hart RA (April 1806 - 1881)

RA Collection: Art

The Royal Academy's collection of drawings by Solomon Hart includes a large number of studies of historic or decorative doorways, fireplaces and ceilings. One of these drawings (03/7345), showing an historic carved stone fireplace from Wells, features in the background of his Academy Diploma work entitled 'An Early Reading of Shakespeare' (1838).

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Object details

Title
Study of the ceiling in the King John Tavern, Exeter
Artist/designer
Solomon Alexander Hart RA (April 1806 - 1881)
Date
June 1833
Object type
Drawing
Medium
Pencil and watercolour on cream wove paper
Dimensions

239 mm x 373 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
03/7354
Acquisition
Bequeathed by Richard Phené Spiers 1916
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