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

Headfort House, Ireland: Detail of Entablature in the Staircase

Additional Title(s):

Entablature for the Doors in the Bottom Part of the Staircase for Lord Bective

Date:
between 1771 and 1775
Medium:
Pen and black and brown ink over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper mounted on canvas
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 1/8 x 25 15/16 inches (53.6 x 65.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Entablature for the Doors in the bottom part of Staircase | for Lord Bective | NB: This same Entablature will answer for the Doors in the upper part | of Staircase with the friezes fluted."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.803
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | bucrania | doors | egg and dart moldings | entablature | festoons | Neoclassical | rosettes | staircase
Associated Places:
Headfort House | Ireland | Kells | Leinster | Meath
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12210
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Georgian Group, Robert Adam and His Brothers: New Light on Britain's leading Architectural Family, Historic England, Swindon, p. 153, 6.10, NJ18.Ad3 G46 2019 (LC) Oversize (YCBA)


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