Catalogue ArchiveJuni 2016 → Robert Adam (Kirkcaldy/Schottland 1728 - London 1792) - Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam

Robert Adam (Kirkcaldy/Schottland 1728 - London 1792) - Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam


Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam

Lot-Nr. 3 | Robert Adam (Kirkcaldy/Schottland 1728 - London 1792)


Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam | Reserveprice 600 €

Six engravings, 44 to 60,5 x 43,5 to 60 cm, dat. between 1773 a. 1778, min. dam., unframed. - Contains: 1. Inside view of the theatre royal, hand-coloured; 2. View of the new front, towards bridges street, of the principal entry to the theatre royal, Drury lane; 3. Inside view of the 3rd drawing room at the Earl of Derby's house in Grosvenor square; 4. Section of the window-side of the anti-room/section of the door side of the anti-room; 5. Cieling of the hall; 6. Chimney piece in the hall. - As an extra: Vaso antico di gran mole, engraving, 53 x 38,5 cm, by G. B. Piranesi; two pages from 'Description des festes données par la ville de Paris', engravings, 57 x 38 cm, all unframed. - British architect. Together wit his brother James he was among the leading classizist architects of his time. The brothers published some of their design 1773-79 in two folio volumes. They commissioned leading graphic artists, among them G. B. Piranesi.

Search in the catalogue

oder gezielt auswählen:

Consign to our next auction

Consignments to our next auction at 30th of November 2019 are welcome until 7th of October. We are looking forward to your contact.


Next Auction Dates

  • 14 September 2019
  • 30 November 2019