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Creator:
Robert Adam, 1728–1792, British
Title:

Headfort House: Staircase Moldings

Additional Title(s):

Mouldings for the Ceiling of Staircase for Lord Bective

Date:
1772
Medium:
Pen and black ink, graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 15/16 x 21 1/16 inches (32.8 x 53.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "Astragal Moulding outside of great Circular frame"; upper center: "Mouldings for the Cieling of Staircase for Lord Bective"; upper right: "Circular frame"; center left: "Moulding round the four Medallions"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.233
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
astragals | ceiling | egg and dart moldings | Neoclassical | staircase | Vitruvian scrolls
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:34507
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