Albert Walter Moore (1874 – 1965)

Design for 30 Fenchurch Street (1915)

Pencil and watercolour on paper

38.1 x 62 cm

Signed and inscribed ‘Albert W Moore FRIBA Architect, 112 Fenchurch St, March 1915’.

Provenance: Sotheby’s lot 166, 25 June 1981.

A design for a fine building on the Plantation House site (the site was cleared in 2005 for a new building, ’30 Fenchurch Street’). The architectural drawing is rendered carefully in pencil, with blue, yellow, and brown washes adding colour and depth to the picture.

Moore was articled to George Hubbard, and the two became partners in 1898. He studied at the West London School of Art and was a member of the Architectural Association.

Condition: very good; some losses to frame.