Yale Center for British Art
Creator:
Richardson, George, 1736?-1817?

Title:
A book of ceilings : composed in the style of the antique grotesque / designed and etched by George Richardson, architect = Livre de plat-fonds : composés d'après les grotesques antiques / dessinés et gravés par George Richardson, architecte.
Alternate Title(s):
Livre de plat-fonds, composés d'après les grotesques antiques
Published/Created:
London : Printed for the author, MDCCLXXXI [1776]

Physical Description:
[2], ii, ii, 11, [5] pages, [50] leaves of plates : chiefly illustrations ; 57 cm
Collection:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes list of subscribers, [ii] pages, 2nd sequence.
Subject Terms:
Ceilings -- Themes, motives. | Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Great Britain. | Mural painting and decoration -- Great Britain. | Architecture -- Early works to 1800. | Mythology, Classical, in art. | Interior decoration -- Great Britain. | Architecture. | Great Britain. | Beaumont, Richard Blackett -- Bookplate. | Fitzwilliam, William Charles de Meuron, Earl, 1872-1943 -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Early works. | Etchings -- Hand-colored -- 1776. | Etchings -- 1776. | Subscribers' lists -- England -- 18th century.