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Creator:
Sir James Thornhill, 1675–1734, British
Title:

Design for a Ceiling at Addiscombe: Bacchus and Ariadne

Additional Title(s):

Design for Ceiling at Adscomb: Bacchus and Ariadne

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen, black and brown ink and gray and brown wash over graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
9 3/4 x 13 3/16 inches (24.8 x 33.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: "Mr. Drapers Sall: Ceiling ot Adscomb."; pen and brown ink, lower center: [squared scale numbered 1-9]; in graphite, verso, lower left: [illegible]

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.5370
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
amphorae | architectural subject | Bow and arrow | ceiling | clouds | cornucopias (motifs) | design | figures (representations) | masks (costume) | musical instrument | mythology | religious and mythological subject
Associated Places:
Croydon | England | London | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Bacchus
Ariadne
Cupid
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:14817
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