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Creator:
John Yenn, 1750–1821, British
Title:

Design for Wall Decoration

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Plan Showing a Design for Refitting a Room

Date:
ca. 1800
Medium:
Graphite, pen and ink and watercolor on slightly textured, medium, white laid paper bar scale of 7/16 inch to 1 foot
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 1/4 × 13 3/4 inches (26 × 34.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, upper left: "New deal floor, Little Red Room"; in graphite, upper left: "add in door"; in graphite, upper left: "d.o window"; in graphite, upper left: "New deal [---]ed floor Center WEst"; in graphite, left: "add in door"; in graphite, left: "Window"; in graphite, left: "add in door"; in graphite, left: "Water Closet"; in graphite, lower left: "Glass"; in graphite, throughout, calculations and dimensions given

Paul Mellon collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.648
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12084
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