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Creator:
James Lambert of Lewes, 1725–1788, British
Title:
Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex: The Chicken Court
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite and watercolor within triple-ruled and wash border on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 18 5/8 x 25 1/4 inches (47.3 x 64.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower center: "THE CHICKEN COURT IN HERSTMONCEUX CASTLE."; in graphite, lower right: "(without Da[ir]y Room)"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.1100
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | castle | chickens | courtyard | gate | turrets (towers)
Associated Places:
East Sussex | England | Europe | Herstmonceux | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Publications:
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John Howard Farrant, The drawings of Herstmonceaux Castle by James Lambert, senior and junior, 1776-7, Sussex Archaeological Collections, vol. 148, Sussex Archaeological Society, 2010, pp. 177-81, V 2312 (YCBA) Offprint

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13594
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