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Creator:
James Wyatt, 1746–1813, British
Title:

Cobham Hall, Kent: Cornice and Battlement for the Dairy

Date:
1795
Medium:
Graphite, pen and brown and black ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper with two fold marks
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 1/4 x 13 7/8 inches (56.5 x 35.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower right: "Cornice and Battlement for the Dairy"; in graphite, lower right: "Plate"; inscribed on verso in pen and black ink: "A Battlement for the Dairy | Earl of Darnley"; in graphite, upper left: "A | face of [?floating] on wall"; in graphite, upper left: "Moulding at A", "A", Wall line"; in graphite, lower left: "Wall line above the [...]"; in graphite, lower center: "9 in"; in graphite, lower right: "(74/8/14/14) (11) | (IR93)"

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "Jas. Wyatt Archt", dated on verso in pen and brown ink, upper center "Augst. 1795"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.806
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | battlements | cornices | dairies (non-mechanized) | walls
Associated Places:
Cobham | Cobham Hall | England | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13173
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