Design for a Monument to General Wolfe

Design for a Monument to General Wolfe

Design for a Monument to General Wolfe
John Michael Rysbrack (1694-1770)
Britain
About 1760
Ink, wash and water-colour on laid paper
Width 24.3 cm x height 33.5 cm
Museum no. E.277-1973

There is not enough information in this drawing to enable the monument to be constructed, nor does it have the freedom of a drawing which is part of the thought process. The clarity of its outline and the way the different materials are carefully rendered suggests that it was made for presentation to the selecting committee.