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Creator:
Robert Adam, 1728–1792, British
Title:

Study for a Stable Court of Kirkdale, Wigtownshire, Scotland

Former Title(s):

A Castellated Country House in a Landscape

Additional Title(s):

A Castellated Country House in a Landscape

Date:
between 1770 and 1780
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, gouache, and graphite on medium, moderately textured, blued white laid paper, (3 sheets of paper hinged together)
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 7/8 × 18 5/8 inches (30.2 × 47.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "61"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "ROBERT ADAM: A CASTELLATED COUNTRY HOUSE | IN A LANDSCAPE"; inscribed in pen with red ink, verso, lower right: "[PP]" overlapping; inscribed in pen with brown ink, verso, lower right: "[...]"

Watermark: "GR"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.149
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | castle | cattle | children | cows | genre subject | grazing | hats | hills | horses (animals) | landscape | livestock | men | mountains | paths | riders, horseback | staff | steeple | study (visual work) | travel | trees | walking | walls | women
Associated Places:
Dumfries and Galloway | Kirkdale | Scotland | United Kingdom | Wigtownshire
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12038
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Country houses in Great Britain., Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1979, pp. 76, 114, no. 63, N6764 Y34 1979 (YCBA)


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