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Creator:
Print made by George Bickham, 1684–1769, British
Published by George Bickham, 1684–1769, British
Title:

Architectural Designs incorporating Chinoiserie motifs: Japan Railing. A Hatch. An Obtuce Paling. Parallelgram Railing..

Part Of:

Collective Title: Architectural Designs Incorporating Chinoiserie Motifs

Date:
1751
Medium:
Etching on medium, textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 13/16 x 15 3/8 inches (25 x 39 cm), Plate: 7 11/16 x 12 13/16 inches (19.5 x 32.5 cm), and Image: 7 3/8 x 12 3/8 inches (18.8 x 31.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered, in black ink, upper center: "Japan Railing", left (vertical along image): "Parallelogram Railing."; right (vertical inside image): "A Hatch"; lower left: "According to Act of Parliam t 1751"; lower center: "An Obtuse Paling."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.20964
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | Chinese | Chinoiserie | clouds | design | fences | forest | garden | horses (animals) | pagoda (building) | railing | trees
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:40034
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