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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Design for the east elevation of the Library, Room 196 (the Green Drawing Room), Windsor Castle, c.1826

Overview

Creator: Office of Morel & Seddon (artist)
Creation Date: 
c.1826
Materials: 
Watercolour and bodycolour over pencil
Dimensions: 
29.7 x 70.8 cm
RCIN 
931282
Reference(s): 
RL 31282
Acquirer: George IV, King of the United Kingdom (1762-1830), when King of the United Kingdom (1820-30)
Provenance: 
Purchased by HM The Queen, 1990
Description:

The furniture-makers Nicholas Morel and George Seddon went into partnership in 1826 to decorate George IV’s new Private Apartments in Windsor Castle. The firm produced a series of designs showing the principal elevations of each room, with the intended furniture, wallcoverings and curtains. The Library (now the Green Drawing Room) was to be the most spectacular of the King’s reception rooms.

Further details

Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours