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The British Order: Elevation of a Capital and Part of the Fluted Shaft

Artist:
James Adam (British, Edinburgh, Scotland 1732–1794 London)
Date:
1762
Medium:
Pen and ink, wash and gouache
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 7/8 x 12 1/4 in. (37.8 x 31.1 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1934
Accession Number:
34.78.2(2)
Not on view
Inscription: "Captial of the British Order designed by Robert Adam (original sketch by him)"
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 27, 1995–February 25, 1996.

John Harris, Catalogue of British Drawings for Architecture...in American Collections, 1971, p. 3, Pl. 3; J. Harris, MMA Bulletin, XXI, Feb. 1963, p. 218, fig. 7
John Harris "Some English Architectural and Decorative Drawings: In the Museum's Collection." in The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, n.s. vol. 21, no. 6, New York, February 1963, fig. no. 7, p. 218.

John Harris A Catalogue of British Drawings for Architecture, Decoration, Sculpture and Landscape Gardening 1550-1900 in American Collections.. The Gregg Press, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, 1971, fig. no. 3, p. 3, ill.



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