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Ceiling to the Gallery, Houghton Hall, Norfolk

Artist and architect:
Isaac Ware (British, before 1704–1766 Hampstead)
Date:
1735
Medium:
Black ink, grey wash
Dimensions:
sheet: 12 7/8 x 9 13/16 in. (32.7 x 25 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.62.53r
Not on view
Inscription: In Horace Walpole's hand: "Ceiling to the Gallery"; written vertically, possibly in Walpole's hand: "Scale for Ciel. Veneri"; Scale drawn on left edge
Houghton Hall. "A Historic Recreation: Houghton Hall and the Hermitage," May 15, 2013–September 15, 2013.

John Harris, Catalogue of British Drawings for Architecture...in American Collections, 1971, p. 265, no. 53
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