Preparatory drawing for the Title page, "Designs for Villas" (A Collection of Designs for Rural Retreats)
- Materials & Techniques:
- Graphite and pen and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 5 3/16 × 7 7/8 inches (13.2 × 20 cm)
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, center: "Designs/ for/ Villas"; on verso in graphite, upper right: "18"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- borders (ornament areas) | designs | diamonds (motifs) | genre subject | motifs | ornament, geometric | Ornamental borders (Decorative arts) | ornaments | scrolls (motifs) | text | title page | title page designs | trapezoid | type
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James Malton, 1761–1803, British, Preparatory drawing for the Title page, "Designs for Villas" (A Collection of Designs for Rural Retreats), undated
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