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Creator:
unknown artist
Formerly attributed to Sir James Thornhill, 1675–1734, British
Title:

Design for the Decoration of a Staircase

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, gray wash, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/2 × 15 inches (21.6 × 38.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "14 fott"; in pen and brown ink, lower right: "9 fott 7 in"; in pen and brown ink, lower right (scale): "1" "2" "3" "4" "5" "6" "7" "8" "9" "10" "11"; inscribed on verso in pen and brown ink, upper center: "o/x"; in pen and brown ink, upper right (scale): "1" "2" "3" "4" "5" "6" "7" "8" "9" "10" "11"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.595
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal | architectural subject | clouds | decorations | designs | figures (representations) | staircases
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:51708
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