Five Obelisks

Peter Smithson (1923–2003), Study for a Wooden Obelisk, Hadspen House, Somerset, c.2000. Print, 300 × 405 mm. DMC 2092.2.
Ferdinando Galli Bibiena (1657–1743), Design for Stage: portfolio sheet showing an architectural perspective of a palace courtyard with obelisk, c.1700. Pen and sepia ink with blue wash on paper, 288 × 220 mm. DMC 1553r.
Charles Percier (1764–1838), Champ de la Fédération, c.1800. Black pen with coloured washes on laid paper, 192 × 313 mm. DMC 1735.
Unknown Italian, Scheme for a temporary tournament structure, Piazza Santa Maria Novella, Florence, c.1650. Brown ink and wash on paper, 830 × 275 mm. DMC 1595.
Louis-Gustave Taraval (1738–1794), stage design for the College of Louis Le Grand, Paris, 1759. Pen and ink and wash on paper, 305 × 737 mm. DMC 1241.