Art/ Collection/ Art Object

A Book of Ceilings, Composed in the Style of the Antique Grotesque

Designer:
George Richardson (British, ca. 1736–1813)
Date:
1776
Medium:
Illustrations: etching and engraving
Dimensions:
22 5/16 × 15 3/16 × 1 3/16 in. (56.6 × 38.5 × 3 cm)
Classifications:
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1946
Accession Number:
46.50.6
Not on view
Vendor: B. T. Batsford, Ltd. (London)
Univ. Cat.II:1733
SKB 3995
Eileen Harris, Nicholas Savage British Architectural Books and Writers 1556-1785. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1990, pp.387-190.



Related Objects

The Grete Herball

Artist: Peter Treveris (British, active 1525–32) Date: July 27, 1526 Medium: Illustrations: woodcut Accession: 44.7.44 On view in:Gallery 10

The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director

Artist: Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London) Date: 1762 Medium: Illustrations: etching and engraving Accession: 1982.1133 On view in:Not on view

A New Book of Ornaments

Artist: Henry Copland (British, ca. 1706–1753) Date: 1746 Medium: Illustrations: etching and engraving Accession: 25.20 On view in:Not on view

Ladies Amusement: Or, The Whole Art of Japanning Made Easy

Artist: Jean Pillement (French, Lyons 1728–1808 Lyons) Date: 1760 Medium: Illustrations: etching and engraving, hand-colored Accession: 33.24 On view in:Not on view

A New Book of Chinese Designs

Artist: Etched and published by Matthew Darly (British, ca. 1720–1778 (?)) Date: 1754 Medium: Illustrations: etching, engraving, and photostat reproductions of 8 plates Accession: 31.88 On view in:Not on view