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Creator:
Robert Adam, 1728–1792, British
Title:
Headfort House, Ireland: Section of the Staircase
Date:
between 1771 and 1775
Medium:
Graphite, gray wash, pen and black and brown ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper bar scale given
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/4 x 14 1/2 inches (54 x 36.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Section of the Window side of the Staircase. For the Right Hon.ble The Earl of Bective."; in pen and brown ink, lower center, bar scale labeled: "Scale of", "10", "5", "10 Feet"; inscribed on verso in graphite, bottom right: "10"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.801
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | balustrades | grotesques | Neoclassical | rosettes | staircases | stairs | urns | wall | windows
Associated Places:
Headfort House | Ireland | Kells
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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City Dwellings and Country Houses - Robert Adam and his Style (Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, 1982-01-19 - 1982-04-11)

Publications:
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City dwellings and country houses, Robert Adam and his style. , Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, 1982, NJ18 Ad3 C66 (Haas)+ Oversize

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12208
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