- Headfort House, Ireland: Saloon Ceiling
- Graphite, watercolor, pen and black and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper mounted on linen bar scale given
- Sheet: 19 7/16 x 25 3/16 inches (49.3 x 64 cm)
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Design of a Cieling for the Saloon. For The Right Honble. The Earl of Bective."; in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Cornice"; in pen and brown ink, bar scale labeled: "Scale of" "0" to "10", "20 feet"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- architectural subject | ceiling | friezes | Graces (Charites), generally three in number; 'Gratie' (Ripa) | Neoclassical | saloon | scale (rule)
- Associated Places:
- Headfort House | Ireland | Kells | Leinster | Meath
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Richard Ireland, Headfort, a Robert Adam designed house interior rediscovered , Journal of Architectural Conservation, vol. 17, no. 1, March, 2011, pp. 63,65,74, fig. 5, V 2318 (YCBA)
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Robert Adam, 1728–1792, British, Headfort House, Ireland: Saloon Ceiling, 1772
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