<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

Creator:
Robert Adam, 1728–1792, British
Title:
Headfort House, Ireland: Saloon Ceiling
Date:
1772
Medium:
Graphite, watercolor, pen and black and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper mounted on linen bar scale given
Dimensions:
Sheet: 19 7/16 x 25 3/16 inches (49.3 x 64 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

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:
B1975.2.797
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
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
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.
Publications:
<double click to display>
<double click to hide>

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)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12204
Export:
XML | RDF
If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.