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

Five Designs for a House in the Gothic Style: Plan of the Ground Floor or Principal Story

Additional Title(s):

Plan of the Ground Floor or Principal Story

Date:
1791
Medium:
Watercolor on pen and black ink on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 23 3/8 x 17 1/4 inches (59.4 x 43.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper center: "Plan of the Ground Floor or Principal Story"; in pen and black ink, center left: "Flower Garden"; in pen and black ink, lower center: "12:0 by 54:0"; in pen and black ink, center right: "Court of Offices"; in pen and black ink, center left: "Flower Garden"; in pen and black ink, lower center, "Gravel Walk"; in pen and black ink, at each corner of the plan (four times): "12:0 Diam.r"; in pen and black ink, throughout, dimensions given

signed and dated in black ink, lower left: "James Wyatt 1791"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.402
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cloister | country house | flower garden | gravel | hedges | lawn | plans (drawings) | stairs
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:2249
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John Martin Robinson, James Wyatt (1746-1813), architect to George III , Yale University Press, New Haven, 2012, pp. 258, 332, fig. 257, NJ18.W99 R62 2012 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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