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

Cobham Hall, Kent: Design for Paneling of a Pew

Former Title(s):

Cobham Hall, Kent: Sketch of Alternative Designs for the Paneling in Front of Lord Darnley's Pew

Date:
ca. 1790
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink and gray wash on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper with six fold marks
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/2 x 14 1/4 inches (24.1 x 36.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "A are the holes for the [...] air | I think the pannels BC & D the first | particularly D the lower part of which is very | much in character & would look well in part | of Lord Dr pew with the [...] of the upperpart"; in graphite, lower center: "A", "B", "C", "D"; in graphite, lower right: "top of desk in fornt | of Lord P. seat"; inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "(74/8/14/14) (39) | (IR93)"

Watermark: MJL 1811

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.835
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
designs | pews
Associated Places:
Cobham | Cobham Hall | England | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13282
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