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Drawings by Robert and James Adam

Drawings by Robert and James Adam

from the collection in Sir John Soane"s Museum.

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Published by London County Council in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adam, Robert, -- 1728-1792.,
  • Adam, James, -- 1732?-1794.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOriginal drawings of Robert and James Adam.
    ContributionsSoane, John, Sir, 1753-1837., Iveagh Bequest., Sir John Soane"s Museum.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17377428M

    Artist: Style of James Adam (British, Edinburgh, Scotland – London) Date: –94 Medium: Pen and ink Accession: (56) On view in: Not on view The works in architecture of the late Robert and James Adam, Esqs., complete in three volumes, containing plans, elevations, sections, and detail of the principal buildings, public and. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Adam, Robert, Works in architecture of Robert and James Adam. London: Academy Editions ; New York: St. Martin's Press, Robert Adam. Robert Adam FRSE FRS FSA (Scot) FSA FRSA (3 July – 3 March ) was a Scottish neoclassical architect, interior designer and furniture designer.


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Catalogue of the drawings and designs of Robert and James Adam in Sir John Soane's Museum [Sir John Soane's Museum] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The catalogue of the drawings from the office of Robert and James Adam is a project that has only been made possible with the kind support of a number of generous donors: The Leon Levy Foundation; Mrs Gisela Gledhill; Basil Postan; The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art; The Rootstein Hopkins Foundation.

Together with the travel drawings of Robert and James Adam, the drawings Drawings by Robert and James Adam book this catalogue constitute over 80% of all known drawings from the office of one of the greatest eighteenth-century architects.

It is an incomparable, world class collection that has been preserved for Drawings by Robert and James Adam book years in Sir John Soane's Museum, London. Adam's screen is now as it was executed. In addition to the Admiralty Screen drawings held at Sir John Soane's Museum there are two engravings in the Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam: a perspective (I:IV:I); and a plan and elevation (III:XII).

This is an unsurprising inclusion as the widely admired Admiralty Screen was Robert Adam. This suggests that the work was begun, but it is not known to have been completed. Presumably Colebrooke gave up the house at sometime between commissioning Adam's designs inand his flight to Boulogne in 23 Arlington Street had been demolished by the time that Arthur Bolton wrote his two-volume work on Robert and James Adam in   Adam, Robert,Adam, James,Neoclassicisim (Architecture), Architecture, Architecture, Domestic Publisher London: Printed for the authors: And sold by Peter Elmsly, opposite Southampton Street in the Strand, and by other booksellers in town and country.

Also added is volume 42 which was Soane's personal 'scrap book' with drawings. Of these, half are by Soane, 33 by George Dance, 15 from Henry Holland or his office with others by, for example, William Chambers and Robert Adam or his office and by masons, furniture makers and engineers.

The drawings range in date from to Robert Adam's name however was conspicuously absent from the list of subscribers. Drawings by Robert and James Adam book Details of this book. Robert and James Adam. 'The Works in Architecture of Robert and James Adam'. London, [Shelfmark: 1] Further reading.

David King. 'Complete Works of Robert and James Adam'. Oxford, [Shelfmark: ] Eileen Harris. Robert Adam, Country House Design, Decoration & The Art of Elegance by historian Jeremy Musson from Rizzoli is really the definitive book on the Scottish architect who transformed the face of Neoclassicism."/5(36).

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Robert Adam FRSE FRS FSA FSA FRSA was a Scottish neoclassical architect, interior designer and furniture designer. He was the son of William Adam, Scotland's foremost architect of the time, and trained under him. With his older brother John, Robert took on the family business, which included lucrative work for the Board of Ordnance, after William's death.

Inhe left for Rome, spending nearly five Buildings: Syon House, Culzean Castle, Kedleston Hall. Catalogue of the drawings and designs of Robert and James Adam in Sir John Soane's Museum. Cambridge [Eng.]: Chadwyck-Healey ; Teaneck, N.J.: Somerset House, (OCoLC) Named Person: Robert Adam; James Adam; James Adam; Robert Adam; James Adam; Robert Adam: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

The painting depicts James Adam during his grand tour of Italy inbefore he returned to London to work with his brother, Robert Adam (–).

Dramatically posed and luxuriously dressed, he is surrounded by objects that refer to the study of the ancient world that inspired the neo-classical designs for which the Adam were renowned.

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Brothers Robert and James Adam were almost single-handedly responsible for infusing Georgian architecture with the sensibilities and elements of classical Hellenic and Latinate design.

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Life and career. Adam was born in Kirkcaldy, Fife in as the third son of the architect William Adam. In Adam worked on Gunsgreen House in the Berwickshire town of Eyemouth.

InAdam, along with his brother Robert started his business in London (living in Lower Grosvenor Street), focusing on designing complete schemes for the decoration and furnishing of houses. Robert Adam, (born July 3,Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scot.—died March 3,London, Eng.), Scottish architect and designer who, with his brother James (–94), transformed Palladian Neoclassicism in England into the airy, light, elegant style that bears their major architectural works include public buildings (especially in London), and his designs were used for the interiors of.

Title: The works in architecture of the late Robert and James Adam, Esqs., complete in three volumes, containing plans, elevations, sections, and detail of the principal buildings, public and private, Architect: James Adam (British, Edinburgh, Scotland – London) Architect: Robert Adam (British, Kirkcaldy, Scotland – London) Engraver: Francesco Bartolozzi (Italian, Florence.

In England neoclassicism is also known as the ‘Adam Style’, named for two brothers, Robert and James Adam, who created ingenious designs and decorative interiors for English houses, some of which remain today, such as Kedleston Hall, Harewood, Kenwood, and Syon houses.

The works in architecture of Robert and James Adam by Robert Adam; 16 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Architecture, Early works toExamples and illustrations, Neoclassicisim (Architecture), Neoclassicism (Architecture); Places: Great Britain; People: James Adam (d.

), Robert Adam (). Architect: James Adam (British, Edinburgh, Scotland – London) Publisher: Priestly and Weale (London) Artist: Patrick Begbie (British, active Edinburgh and London –?) Artist: Robert Blyth (British, ca.

–) Artist: James Caldwall (British, London –after ) Artist: Domenico Cunego (Italian, Verona – (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary This volume is a unique compendium of the works of Robert and James Adam, both built and unbuilt.

It includes illustrations. "The Complete Works of Robert and James Adam" is reprinted here in its entirety, updated and corrected. Robert Adam (ăd´əm), –92, and James Adam, –94, Scottish architects, brothers. They designed important public and private buildings in England and Scotland and numerous interiors, pieces of furniture, and decorative objects.

Robert possessed the great creative talents, with his brother James serving chiefly as his assistant. Gardenhead by Mark Taylor and James Aarons. The leafy shade of Gardenhead is a collage of reproductions of engravings taken from The Works in Architecture of the Late Robert and James Adam, a book of architectural drawings that was printed in The base features a deeply textured square ceramic base paired with a small aluminum flourish and a glass : Mark Taylor and James Aarons.

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In Arthur Bolton, keeper of Sir John Soane’s Museum in London, produced his magisterial The Architecture of Robert and James Adam. In James Lees-Milne brought out The Age of Adam, and in Adam scholarship was transformed by John Fleming’s Robert Adam and his Circle —one of the best, and most readable, books on any British Author: Geoffrey Tyack.

The British architects Robert () and James () Adam were the leading practitioners of the neoclassic style in the late 18th century. Their graceful, elegant work is based chiefly on ancient Roman and Renaissance motifs.

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