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image SM Adam volume 14/121

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SM Adam volume 14/121


[68] Design for a curved recess, and for the walls of the circular dressing room, 1766-9


Section of a circular, domed room, with curved recesses containing doors flanking an arched window, articulated by paired Ionic pilasters enriched with drops in the shafts, and with figurative overdoors, and a painted ceiling containing figures, half figures, festoons, rinceaux, urns, and medallions


to a scale


Dressing room at Harewood

Signed and dated

date range: 1766-69

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and coloured washes including pink on laid paper (617 x 442)


Adam office hand, possibly Giuseppe Manocchi


XDBC in a cartouche


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 16
Stillman, 1966, p. 100
Harris, 2001, p. 154
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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