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Leaf from Aedes Walpolianae mounted with a drawing and a prints: (a): Chimney to the Blue-Damask Bedchamber, Houghton Hall, Norfolk, Elevation; (b): Portrait of Lady Walpole (Catherine Shorter)

Artist:
Isaac Ware (British, before 1704–1766 Hampstead)
Artist:
John Simon (French, Normandy ca. 1675–1751 London)
Artist:
After Michael Dahl (Swedish, Stockholm 1659–1743 London)
Date:
1735–50
Medium:
(a): Black ink, grey wash; (b): mezzotint
Dimensions:
Leaf: 28 15/16 × 20 1/2 in. (73.5 × 52 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous
Credit Line:
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.62.33r(a,b)
Not on view
Inscription: In sepia ink, in Horace Walpole's hand: "Chimney to the Blue Damask Bedchamber"
John Harris, Catalogue of British Drawings for Architecture...in American Collections, 1971, p. 265, no. 33
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