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Creator Robert Adam, 1728–1792, British
Title Study for a Stable Court of Kirkdale, Wigtownshire, Scotland
Alternate Title(s) A Castellated Country House in a Landscape
A Castellated Country House in a Landscape
Date between 1770 and 1780
Medium Watercolor, pen and black ink, gouache, and graphite on medium, moderately textured, blued white laid paper, (3 sheets of paper hinged together)
Dimensions Sheet: 11 7/8 × 18 5/8 inches (30.2 × 47.3 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, verso, lower left: "61"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "ROBERT ADAM: A CASTELLATED COUNTRY HOUSE | IN A LANDSCAPE"; inscribed in pen with red ink, verso, lower right: "[PP]" overlapping; inscribed in pen with brown ink, verso, lower right: "[...]", Watermark: "GR"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1975.2.149
Collection Prints and Drawings
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Subject Terms architectural subject | castle | cattle | children | cows | genre subject | grazing | hats | hills | horses (animals) | landscape | livestock | men | mountains | paths | riders, horseback | staff | steeple | study (visual work) | travel | trees | walking | walls | women
Place Represented Dumfries and Galloway | Kirkdale | Scotland | United Kingdom | Wigtownshire

Country houses in Great Britain., Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 1979, pp. 76, 114, no. 63, N6764 Y34 1979 (YCBA)

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