Sir Albert Edward Richardson K.C.V.O., F.R.I.B.A, F.S.A., P.R.A. (1880-1964) 

Emmanuel College Cambridge Revisited

Titled “Cambridge Revisited”, signed and dated 1933

Pen and black ink and wash with touches of brown ink

24x35cm (9.4×13.7 inches)

Note: This illustration was published in The Builder, June 23 1933 1000a, as per attached sheet on the reverse of the frame. Renowned for his architectural phantasies, here Richardson depicts Wren revisiting the chapel he had built in 1677.

 

Richardson was recipient of the Architectural Association’s Professor Bannister Fletcher Medal in 1902 which was an award for the study of post-Fire London architecture.  Amongst his achievements were Professor of Architecture at University College London, President of the RA, editor of Architect’s Journal and founder of the Georgian Group.

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