Leicester Square, with the Design for a Proposed New Opera House: 1790
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Leicester Square, with the Design for a Proposed New Opera House. Oil on canvas. The painting probably represents R. B. O'Reilly's plan. The elevations shown are here are however, consistent with the ground plan by Sir John Soane. The gardens are planted with trees and flowers in informal, colourful taste of William Mason and fashionable contemporary gardening.
1790 AD - 1790 AD