Cremona, study of exterior of Baptistery. Image© The Glasgow School of Art.

Glasgow, Glasgow Herald Building, perspective drawing of exterior. Image© The Glasgow School of Art.

Pavia, San Michele, interior, study of capital and plan. Image© The Glasgow School of Art.

Architectural sketches in a sketchbook done during a tour of Italy by architect Charles Mackintosh, 1891, contain careful pencil studies of exteriors, and a few interiors, capitals and floor plans. Materials, and sometimes measurements and sculptures, are included in his notes.


Artist:Charles Rennie Mackintosh

The entire sketchbook is online and more information about it can be found here.

Web site source: VADS (, the Visual Arts Data Service, UK.

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