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Creator Allan Ramsay, 1713–1784, British
Title Mary Adam
Alternate Title(s) Mary Robertson, Mrs. William Adam
Date 1754
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 37 x 28 inches (94 x 71.1 cm)
signed and dated 1754
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1981.25.513
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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People Represented or Subject • Adam, Mary
Subject Terms book | chair | dress (costume) | fichu | linen (material) | mourning | mourning | pince-nez | portrait | ruffle | spectacles | woman

Paul Mellon's legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels], Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, Dictionary of British 18th century painters in oils and crayons, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1981, pp. 294-96, ND466 W38 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Yale Center for British Art, Selected paintings, drawings & books, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1977, p. 18, N590.2 A82 (YCBA)

Alastair Smart, Allan Ramsay, painter, essayist, and man of the Enlightenment, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, CT, 1992, pp. 107-08, no. 87, NJ18 R1884 S62 1992 (YCBA)

Alastair Smart, Allan Ramsay, 1713-1784, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh, UK, 1992, pp. 10, 23-24,, no. 41, NJ18 R1884 S53 1992+ (YCBA)

Alastair Smart, Allan Ramsay, a complete catalogue of his paintings, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, CT, 1999, pp. 69-70, 332, no. 4, fig. 444, NJ18 R1884 A12 S52 1999 (YCBA)

Margaret H. B. Sanderson, Robert Adam and Scotland, portrait of an architect, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Edinburgh, 1992, p. 12, NJ18 Ad3 S25 1992 (YCBA)

Geoffrey W. Beard, The work of Robert Adam, J. Bartholomew, Edinburgh, 1978, p. 35, no. 3, NJ18 Ad3 B43 1978 (YCBA)

Doreen Yarwood, Robert Adam., J.M. Dent, London, 1970, pp. 38-39, fig. 3, NJ18 Ad3 Y37 1970 (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, An Impressive Panorama of British Portraiture, Apollo, v. 105, no. 182, April 1977, p. 243, 245, fig. 13, N1 A54 + (YCBA) , Another copy of this article may be found in a separately bound and catalogued copy of this issue located on the Mellon Shelf [call number : N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)]

Paintings and drawings by Allan Ramsay, 1713-1784, painter-in-Ordinary to George III., London County Council, London, 1958, p. 12, no. 8, NJ18 R1884 P25 1958 (YCBA)

David Bindman, The History of British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Conn., 2008, pp43-45(v.2), fig. 15, N6761 H57 2008 + Oversize (YCBA)

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 243, 245, fig. 13, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) , Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +]

Catherine M. Gordon, British paintings Hogarth to Turner, Frederick Warne, London, 1981, p. 50, ND466 G67 (YCBA)

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