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Creator:
Stephen Riou, 1720–1780
Title:
Design for a villa: `The Ground Plan and Elevations of a Villa'
Date:
1770
Medium:
Graphite, pen and brown and black ink, watercolor on slightly textured, medium, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/4 × 24 7/16 inches (40 × 62 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "The Fore - Front"; in pen and black ink, left: "In the Clear" and dimensions given; in pen and black ink, center: "differ.t Heights in the clear | Ground floor 13 feet | Principal or 1st Story 20 | Attic or Chamber 12"; in pen and brown ink, center: "The Scale"; in pen and black ink, lower center, scale bar given; in pen and brown ink, lower center: "The TRACES of the Ground Plan shewing the breaks in the above ELEVATION"; inscribed on verso in graphite, center, illegible lettering

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, right: "Steph.n Riou Archit.t excegit & delin. 1770"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1998.19.2
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10433
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