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A Niche for Mr. Portman's House at Sherborne

James Thornhillca. 1720

Yale Center for British Art

Yale Center for British Art
New Haven, CT, United States

Details

  • Title: A Niche for Mr. Portman's House at Sherborne
  • Creator: Sir James Thornhill, 1675–1734, British
  • Date Created: ca. 1720
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 9 7/8 x 10 1/8 inches (25.1 x 25.7 cm)
  • Subject Keywords: urn, urns, shadows, shell, columns (architectural elements), Doric order, niches, architectural subject, statues
  • External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website
  • Medium: Pen and brown and black ink, with gray and brown wash over graphite on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
  • Repository Name: Yale Center for British Art
  • Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

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