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Robert Adam: Original drawings and designs . . .together with studies made during his stay in Italy. Note added: 'And addenda by W. Kent etc.'

Artist:
Robert Adam (British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland 1728–1792 London)
Artist:
Sir William Chambers (British (born Sweden), Göteborg 1723–1796 London)
Artist:
Henry Holland (British, Fulham, London 1745–1806 Chelsea, London)
Artist:
James Wyatt (British, Weeford, Stafforshire 1746–1813 near Marlborough, Wiltshire)
Artist:
Thomas Hardwick (British, London 1752–1829 London)
Artist:
Giovanni Battista Cipriani (Italian, Florence 1727–1785 Hammersmith (active London))
Artist:
John Yenn (British, London (?) 1750–1821 London)
Artist:
John Vardy (British, Durham baptised 1718–1765 London)
Artist:
Isaac Ware (British, before 1704–1766 Hampstead)
Artist:
Henry Flitcroft (British, Twiss Green, Cheshire 1697–1769 Hampstead)
Author:
Addenda written by William Kent (British, Bridlington, Yorkshire ca. 1685–1748 London)
Date:
1748–92
Medium:
Watercolor over pen and black ink and graphite
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1935
Accession Number:
34.78.2(1-95)
Not on view
William Chambers: A large number of decorative and ornamental designs: Ceilings, sconces, mirrors, monuments, etc.

Sale, Sotheby's, London, July 30,31, 1934, #312-lot 1459; Vendor: Bernard Quaritch, Ltd. (London)
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Mirror

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