Most Beautiful Room

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graphic construction
final painting
 

Latrobe's design for Tayloe House - circa 1800
Hand-drawn perspective reconstruction (no computer!)

 
 
 

This drawing was commissioned for an exhibit at the Octagon Museum in 1998. Read Benjamin Forgey's review in the Washington Post.

 
 
 
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