21 November 2001
John Piper, C.H. (1903-1992)
signed 'John Piper' (lower right), inscribed and dated 'Rousham 23 VIII 71' (lower left) and inscribed 'From Rousham &/Towards Rousham' (on the reverse)
pencil, wash, pen, brush and black ink
15¾ x 22½ in. (40 x 57.2 cm.)
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Rousham, near Bicester in Oxfordshire, was built in 1635 for Sir Robert Dormer. The grounds were landscaped by William Kent (1685-1748) who also added wings to the house and a stableblock.
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