Art UK has updated its cookies policy. By using this website you are agreeing to the use of cookies. To find out more read our updated Use of Cookies policy and our updated Privacy policy.

Thomas Edward Collcutt (1840–1924), PRIBA

Photo credit: RIBA Collections

How you can use this image

This image can be used for non-commercial research or private study purposes, and other UK exceptions to copyright permitted to users based in the United Kingdom under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, as amended and revised. Any other type of use will need to be cleared with the rights holder(s).

Review the copyright credit lines that are located underneath the image, as these indicate who manages the copyright (©) within the artwork, and the photographic rights within the image.

The collection that owns the artwork may have more information on their own website about permitted uses and image licensing options.

Review our guidance pages which explain how you can reuse images, how to credit an image and how to find images in the public domain or with a Creative Commons licence available.


Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.

T. E. Collcutt (1840–1924) was responsible for designing several particularly well-known Edwardian London buildings, including the Savoy Hotel (1889), the Wigmore Hall, and the Palace Theatre, Cambridge Circus (1891). He was particularly enthusiastic about using terracotta. His career was made in 1887 when he won the competition to design the Imperial Institute in South Kensington, a huge building almost entirely demolished in the 1950s and all his most significant work was designed during the next 13 years. He was awarded the Royal Gold Medal in 1902 and elected President of the Royal Institute of British Architects, 1906–1908.

The Royal Institute of British Architects





oil on canvas


H 100 x W 81 cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

commissioned by the RIBA c.1908

Work type



You can help us tag artworks on Tagger. The tags above come from the public, and also from an image recognition project run by the Visual Geometry Group, University of Oxford.

Normally on display at

The Royal Institute of British Architects

66 Portland Place, London, Greater London W1B 1AD England

Not all locations are open to the public. Please contact the gallery or collection for more information
View venue