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Creator:
Robert Adam, 1728–1792, British
Title:
Headfort House: Moldings in the Great Room
Date:
1772
Medium:
Pen and black and brown ink, graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 21 x 12 5/8 inches (53.3 x 32 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "Surbase"; upper right: "No. 10 | Architrave for Windows__"; center left: "Base"; center right: "Mouldings for the Great Room | at Lord Bective's"; lower left: "Plinth"; lower center: "Straining frame of Picture | Frame to be fixed | in the Wall to [...] | the Pictures [...]"; lower right: "Wood Stucco | Frame for Pictures over Doors | & small Pictures at each end"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.230
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | columns | frames (furnishings) | friezes | Neoclassical | plinth
Associated Places:
Headfort House | Ireland | Kells | Leinster | Meath
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:32112
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