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

Cobham Hall, Kent: Drawing at large for the ornament in the center of the ceiling of the vestibule at Cobham

Date:
1791
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 22 1/4 x 40 inches (56.5 x 101.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Drawing at large for the Ornament in the center of the Ceiling | of the Vestibule at Cobham | Earl Darnley"; inscribed on verso in graphite, center right: "No 5 Vestibule", "Soffet in front 5-9 In | Do at Back 4.6 In | Sink [?plane] as Vestbiule | 2 Inch [...]"; in graphite, upper right "(74/8/14/14) (114) | (IR93)"

Signed in black ink, upper center: "Dec 19th 1791"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.909
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
ceilings | ornament
Associated Places:
Cobham | Cobham Hall | England | Europe | Kent | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13490
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