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Creator:
Sir James Thornhill, 1675–1734, British
Title:
A Design for a Ceiling
Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brown wash and graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper mounted on thick wove paper.
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 x 8 1/8 inches (40.6 x 20.6 cm) and Mount: 21 1/8 x 12 7/8 inches (53.7 x 32.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "[...]nding Olympus"

Collector's mark: "W"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4335
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
angels | architectural subject | Corinthian (architectural style) | Corinthian order | cupids | men | musical instruments | nudes | organology | religious and mythological subject | women
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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Connections (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-05-26 - 2011-09-11)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14161
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