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SM Adam volume 22/194


[78] Alternative design for a chimneypiece for the 1st drawing room (now the yellow drawing room), 1770-71


Elevation of a chimneypiece with Corinthian pilaster stiles, enriched with rosettes enclosed by lozenges and fans in the shafts, with a frieze of a band of fluting, and a band of anthemia, and lozenges of beading enclosing medallions containing putti riding sea-horses


bar scale of 1 5/8 inches to 1 foot


Design of a Chimney Piece for the 1st Drawing Room at Harewood

Signed and dated

  • 1770

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash on laid paper (406 x 292)


Adam office hand, possibly Joseph Bonomi


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 16
Harris, 2001, p. 140
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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