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

Headfort House, Ireland: Ceiling of the Eating Parlor

Date:
between 1771 and 1775
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink and watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 3/8 x 15 1/2 inches (31.4 x 39.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite center right: "Blue Ground"; inscribed on verso in graphite lower right: "2"

Two watermarks: "HF" and a decorative mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.787
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | ceilings | dining rooms | Neoclassical
Associated Places:
Headfort House | Ireland | Kells
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12195
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The Spirit of Antiquity - Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Robert Adam, and Charles-Louis Clerisseau (Washington University Gallery of Art, 1984-10-07 - 1984-11-25) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Georgian Group, Robert Adam and His Brothers: New Light on Britain's leading Architectural Family, Historic England, Swindon, p. 152, fig. 6.8, NJ18.Ad3 G46 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA) [YCBA]


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