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

Langford House, Dublin, Ireland: Great Room Ceiling

Additional Title(s):

Design of a Ceiling for the Great Room towards the Garden

Date:
1765
Medium:
Pen, black ink, and gray wash on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper bar scale given
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 3/8 × 16 1/4 inches (28.9 × 41.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Design of a Cieling for the Great Room towards the Garden."; in pen and brown ink, lower center, scale bar labeled: "Scale of", "10", "5", "0", "10", "20 feet"; inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, center left: "Ceiling"

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Robt Adam Archt. 1765."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.796
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | ceiling | festoons | great room | house | Neoclassical | room | rosettes | scale (rule)
Associated Places:
Dublin | Dublin | Ireland | Langford House | Leinster
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12203
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