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Creator:
Robert Adam, 1728–1792, British
George Richardson, ca.1738–ca.1813, British
Title:

Headfort House, Ireland: Elevation of the Eating Parlor

Date:
1771
Medium:
Pen and black ink with gray wash and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 9/16 x 25 9/16 inches (37 x 65 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Design for finishing the Window Side of the Eating Parlor"; in pen and brown ink, left, dimensions given; in pen and brown ink, lower center, bar scale: "Scale of 10", "5", "0", "10", "20", "30 Feet"; inscribed on verso, lower left: "Window side of my Parlour"

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, lower left: "Robt Adam Archt. 1771"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.792
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | ceiling | dining room | friezes | Neoclassical | parlor | pier glasses | relief | scale (rule) | windows
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:34515
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