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Creator:
Robert Adam, 1728–1792, British
Title:
Langford House, Dublin, Ireland: Elevations of Room Facing the Garden
Date:
1765
Medium:
Pen and black ink with gray wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper mounted on linen
Dimensions:
Sheet: 28 7/16 x 20 9/16 inches (72.3 x 52.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Section of the Room towards the Garden for the Rt Honble Hercules Rowley Esqr."; in pen and brown ink, center, dimensions given; in pen and brown ink, lower center, bar scale labeled; on sheet attached to back of mount, lower left: "2 | Draft for finishing 24 Feet Square Room"; on sheet attached to back of mount, lower center: "A draft of | Cornice and Frieze | for Kells | 2"; on sheet attached to back of mount, lower right: "2 | The Design of my Drawing Room Ceiling & Entablature"

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Robt Adam Archt. 1765."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.806
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | doors | elevation (drawing) | fireplaces | friezes | mirrors | Neoclassical | rosettes | scale (rule) | windows
Associated Places:
Dublin | Dublin | Ireland | Langford House | Leinster
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12215
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