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George Aitchison: Leighton’s architect revealed

Dakers, Caroline, Leighton House Museum (2011) George Aitchison: Leighton’s architect revealed. [Show/Exhibition] [Historical and Philosophical studies > History of Art]
Creators:Dakers, Caroline
Group or Collective Creators:Leighton House Museum

Architectural drawings and interior designs from the 19th century, highlighting the life and work of the designer in the first major overview in more than 30 years to explore Aitchison's career and includes a number of his interior designs described as 'amongst the most exquisite and colourful 19th century architectural drawings in existence'. These include not only the plans for his masterpiece at Leighton House, but other gorgeous plans too.

Caroline Dakers wrote the following sections in the exhibition catalogue: ‘George Aitchison 1825-1910 An Overview’; ‘Commissions for the Aristocracy: Aitchison’s relationship with Lord Leconfield of Petworth'; exhibition catalogue text(with Daniel Robbins;) List of works(with Miranda Garrett)

Other Contributors:
Other (co-curator and editor of catalogue)Robbins, Daniel
Type of Research:Show/Exhibition
Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed:19th century, art, architecture, interior design, patronage, london
Your affiliations with UAL:Colleges > Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
Date:May 2011
Related Websites:http://www.rbkc.gov.uk/subsites/museums.aspx
Projects or Series:Research Outputs Review (April 2010 - April 2011)
Locations / Venues:
LocationFrom DateTo Date
Leighton House Museum 12 Holland Park Road London W14 8LZ08 May 201131 July 2011
Material/Media:drawings, oil paintings, story boards
ID Code:3863
Deposited By:Prerna Bhatt
Deposited On:22 Feb 2012 13:07
Last Modified:06 Dec 2013 15:04
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