ROBERT ADAM Colored Bookplate Engraving, Lady Bute's Dressing Room Ceiling
ROBERT ADAM Colored Bookplate Engraving, Lady Bute's Dressing Room Ceiling ROBERT ADAM Colored Bookplate Engraving, Lady Bute's Dressing Room Ceiling ROBERT ADAM Colored Bookplate Engraving, Lady Bute's Dressing Room Ceiling ROBERT ADAM Colored Bookplate Engraving, Lady Bute's Dressing Room Ceiling ROBERT ADAM Colored Bookplate Engraving, Lady Bute's Dressing Room Ceiling ROBERT ADAM Colored Bookplate Engraving, Lady Bute's Dressing Room Ceiling ROBERT ADAM Colored Bookplate Engraving, Lady Bute's Dressing Room Ceiling ROBERT ADAM Colored Bookplate Engraving, Lady Bute's Dressing Room Ceiling ROBERT ADAM Colored Bookplate Engraving, Lady Bute's Dressing Room Ceiling ROBERT ADAM Colored Bookplate Engraving, Lady Bute's Dressing Room Ceiling ROBERT ADAM Colored Bookplate Engraving, Lady Bute's Dressing Room Ceiling ROBERT ADAM Colored Bookplate Engraving, Lady Bute's Dressing Room Ceiling ROBERT ADAM Colored Bookplate Engraving, Lady Bute's Dressing Room Ceiling
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ROBERT ADAM Colored Bookplate Engraving, Lady Bute's Dressing Room Ceiling

DETAILS
An antique architectural hand colored bookplate on paper of the ceiling of Lady Bute's dressing room at Luton House. Luton Hoo (Luton, Hertfordshire, England, built 1767) was designed by architect Robert Adam and home to Lady Bute, Mary Stuart (nee Montagu), Countess of Bute, 1st Baroness Mount Stuart (English, 1716-94).
TITLE
In English and French: Design of the Ceiling of Lady Bute's Dressing Room / Dessign du Plafond de la Chambre de Toilette de la Comtesse de Bute
LITERATURE
James & Robert Adam, The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam, Esquires, Plate VII, page 46
EDITION
Originally published: 1778-1822
STYLE
Georgian | Neoclassical
FRAMING
Matted and framed
MAKER
Robert Adam (Scottish, 1728-92) | Engraver: Benedetto Pastorini (Italian, circa 1740-1806). Robert and James Adam (Scottish, 1732-94) were the sons of Scotland’s most famous architect William Adam (1689–1748) and built some of the most famous buildings in England including Kenwood House, Keddlestone Manor and Syon House.
MARKS
Marked in plate (lower right): B. Pastorini sculpt.
PERIOD
George III (1760-1820) | Late 18th century
DATE
Dated 1774
DIMENSIONS
(2) Width 29 Depth 1.5 Height 24 inches
Sight: Width 22.5 Height 16 inches
CONDITION
Note: some yellowing to paper
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