Drawing, Candelabra, ca. 1755
This is a Drawing. It was created by Robert Adam. It is dated ca. 1755 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is graphite on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
Sarah and Eleanor pursued purchases from important European collections, including those owned by Giovanni Piancastelli and Jean Léon Decloux, to expand the museum’s holdings of works on paper. These rich collections represented not only the work of influential artists, but also depictions of decorative arts and architecture valuable to the study of design.
It is credited
Museum purchase through gift of various donors.
Its dimensions are
25.8 x 17.5 cm (10 3/16 x 6 7/8 in.)
It is inscribed
Below: Robeto Adam, Scozese architetto.
Cite this object as
Drawing, Candelabra, ca. 1755; Robert Adam (British, 1728–1792); England; graphite on paper; 25.8 x 17.5 cm (10 3/16 x 6 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-725