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John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)
John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)

Harlaxton Manor, Lincolnshire

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John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)
Harlaxton Manor, Lincolnshire
signed 'John Piper' (lower right), signed again, dated and inscribed 'John Piper/Harlaxton/1977' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
42 x 72 in. (106.8 x 183 cm.)
Literature
R. Ingrams & J. Piper, Piper's Places, London, 1983, pp.164-165, pl.133.
Exhibited
London, Marlborough Fine Art, John Piper Victorian Dream Palaces and other Buildings in Landscape, 1977, no.1 (illustrated).

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Harlaxton Manor near Grantham in Lincolnshire was built in the 1830s for a rich bachelor and designed by the architect Anthony Salvin. John Piper produced a screenprint of this subject in 1977 entitled Harlaxton (Blue). (See O. Levinson, John Piper The Complete Graphic Works, London, 1987, p.93, no.270).

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