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

Nude study of a seated female figure for the "Metropole" doorway design

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
Nude study of a seated female figure for the "Metropole" doorway design
Artist/designer
Object type
Drawing
Medium
Pencil and white paint on blue/green wove paper
Dimensions

352 mm x 251 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
04/2162
Acquisition
Given by Dr. Hugh Wells Armstead 1932
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