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Creator:
Sir James Thornhill, 1675–1734, British
Title:

Design for a Ceiling Decoration (with a Parrot)

Additional Title(s):

Design for a Ceiling Decoration

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink and brown wash over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/8 x 8 1/4in. (18.7 x 21cm) and Mount: 10 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches (26 x 29.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on mount in graphite, center right: "Harris RIBA Dark green mount e 3/4 [?froon] guilt"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.335
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
balustrades | ceiling | design | festoons | figures (representations) | putti | silhouettes
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11946
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