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Creator:
Sir William Chambers RA, 1723–1796, British
Title:

Design for Ceiling

Additional Title(s):

Design for a Ceiling at 13 Berners Street

Ceiling Design

Date:
ca. 1765
Medium:
Pen and black and brown ink, watercolor and gouache over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 x 9 3/8 inches (33 x 23.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "No 13 Berners Street"; in pen and brown ink, within drawing, overall plan 15:6 by 22:10.

Watermark: Heawood 2971 (I VILLEDARY)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.115
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
anthemions | architectural subject | ceiling | centaurs | decoration, interior | festoons | lyres | mythology | roundels | vines
Associated Places:
England | London | United Kingdom | Westminster
Access:
View by request in the Study Room
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7911
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