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Creator:
James Playfair, 1755–1794, British
Title:

Design for a Country Mansion

Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite, pen and brown ink and watercolor on slightly textured, moderately thick, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 3/8 × 11 1/8 inches (13.7 × 28.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "Mr Lamb[?lett] | 9 West Lane W[?adsworth]"; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Companion [...] | [...]"; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "[?Out] 26 [...]"; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "AD 174"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.117
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
design | mansion | mansions
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11621
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