• John Piper Shadwell Park
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Project Description

John Piper Shadwell Park

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

Shadwell Park (Levinson 277)

Screenprint in colours, on Arches, signed.

Printed by Kelpra Studio and published by Marlborough Fine Art, London.

510 x 690mm

£2,450 including hand-finished black-painted frame.

From the series of eight screenprints entitled Victorian Dream Palaces, wherein described thus:

‘Shadwell Park near Thetford, Norfolk, is a private house in the possession of the Musker family, who have owned it since the end of the nineteenth century. A large addition to the east side, the entrance front, was made by S.S.Teulon in 1855-6 to a house by Edward Blore which had been built twenty years earlier. The bold, fantastic skyline of the Teulon addition, the Gothic and castellated details, the elaborate patterning of walls in dark Norfolk flint framed in pale stone are all fruits of that mid-nineteenth-century romanticism in building and decoration that followed the Great Exhibition of 1851.’