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Henry Hugh Armstead RA, Draped study of a seated female figure for the "Metropole" doorway
Henry Hugh Armstead RA, Draped study of a seated female figure for the "Metropole" doorway

Draped study of a seated female figure for the "Metropole" doorway, c. 1883

Henry Hugh Armstead RA (1828 - 1905)

RA Collection: Art

According to Armstead's handwritten key, this is a study for his design for the doorway of the Grand Métropole Hotel in Northumberland Avenue, London (now known as the Metropole Building) which opened in 1885. The architects, were Frederick and Horace Francis (1818-1896 and 1821-1894 respectively).

Object details

Title
Draped study of a seated female figure for the "Metropole" doorway
Artist/designer
Date
c. 1883
Object type
Drawing
Medium
Pencil with white highlights on blue/green wove paper
Dimensions

351 mm x 252 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
04/2175
Acquisition
Given by Dr. Hugh Wells Armstead 1932
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