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Creator:
Robert Adam, 1728–1792, British
Title:
Headfort House, Ireland: Elevation of One End of the Parlor
Date:
between 1771 and 1775
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink and watercolor on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches (39.4 x 31.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "Pink [around?] | Light Green | Dark Pink | Light Green"; in graphite, lower right: "Dark pink"; in graphite, lower center: "white | Dark green"; in pen and brown ink, lower center: "how to finish one end of The Parlour | next the Salloon"; inscribed on verso in graphite, right: "9"

Paul Mellon Collection stamp on verso

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.790
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | dining rooms | doors | frames (furnishings) | grotesques | Neoclassical | walls
Associated Places:
Headfort House | Ireland | Kells
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Publications:
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Georgian Group, Robert Adam and His Brothers: New Light on Britain's leading Architectural Family, Historic England, Swindon, p. 151, fig. 6.7, NJ18.Ad3 G46 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12198
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