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

Headfort House, Ireland: Elevation of the Eating Parlor

Additional Title(s):

Design of a Chimney Piece for the Eating Parlor

Date:
1771
Medium:
Pen and black and brown ink, gray wash and graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25 11/16 x 14 9/16 inches (65.2 x 37 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Design of a Chimney Piece for the Eating Parlor"; in pen and brown ink, left, dimensions given; in pen and brown ink, lower center, bar scale: "Scale of 12", "9", '6", "3", "0", and "1" to "5 feet"

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Robt Adam Archt. 1771"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.794
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
acanthus | architectural subject | chimney pieces | columns | Corinthian order | dining room | festoons | fireplace | Graces (Charites), generally three in number; 'Gratie' (Ripa) | mantlepieces | Neoclassical | rosettes | scale | terms (sculpture)
Associated Places:
Headfort House | Ireland | Kells | Leinster | Meath
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12201
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