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

Headfort House, Ireland: Staircase Ceiling

Additional Title(s):

Design of a Cieling for the Staircase. For The Right The Earl of Bective.

Date:
between 1771 and 1775
Medium:
Graphite, gray wash, pen and black and brown ink on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/4 x 14 5/8 inches (54 x 37.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, top center: "Design of a Cieling for the Staircase. For the Right The Earl of Bective."; in pen and brown ink, lower center, bar scale labeled; inscribed on verso in graphite, upper right: "5", "5"; in pen and brown ink: "drawing of the Ceiling of my Stair Case"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.802
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | ceilings | festoons | Neoclassical | rosettes | stairs
Associated Places:
Headfort House | Ireland | Kells
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12209
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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


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