Tag : Robert Adam

46 Berkeley Square
Nov 7th, 2015 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | No Comments

46 Berkeley Square

No. 46 formed part of the early phase of speculative house-building development that led to the creation of Berkeley Square. In 1737 William Berkeley, 4th Baron Berkeley of Stratton and his son John entered into an...

29 Sackville Street - Soane Museum
Oct 11th, 2013 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | 2 Comments

29 Sackville Street, London W1

Ceiling of the front Drawing room / at John Parker Esqr house in Sackville Street / Mr Parker (in pencil) Sir John Soane Museum1 Background to the Street and House2 On 1st May 1730 William Pulteney3 signed...

CW Antiques Forum Programme Cover
Mar 2nd, 2013 | | Patrick's Writing | No Comments

65th Colonial Williamsburg Antiques Forum

What’s Old is New Again: Celebrating Antiques in America February 22nd–26th 2013 I made my first visit to Colonial Williamsburg (or CW as it is known) in 1994 to attend the conference on Painted Wood: History...

21 & 20 St James's Square
Nov 20th, 2012 | | Commercial premises | Portfolio | 10 Comments

20 St James’s Square, London

21 & 20 St James's Square Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn 4th Bart. (1749-89) succeeded his father when only five months old. Unlike his predecessors he concentrated more on the arts – architecture, painting, the theatre...

Forty Hall - © Copyright Christine Matthews and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence
Jul 11th, 2011 | | Museums | Portfolio | 2 Comments

Forty Hall, Enfield

Forty Hall was built between 1629 and 1632 for Nicholas Rainton, a wealthy London haberdasher and Lord Mayor of London from 1632 to 1633. He was knighted in 1633 and in 1634 he was made President of St...

Frontispiece to P.F. Tingry's The Painter's & Colourman's Complete Guide...
Jun 29th, 2011 | | Patrick's Writing | 2 Comments

The Methods and Materials of the House-Painter in England 1650-1850

The text of my thesis can be found here Papers and Paints can be found here: View Larger...

Compton Verney House
Jan 14th, 2011 | | Museums | No Comments

Compton Verney, Warwickshire

Compton Verney from the 'Adam' bridge The present Compton Verney House was built by the 12th Baron Willoughby de Broke in the early eighteenth century. George, the 12th Lord Willoughby, lived to December 1728 and...

Patrick Baty provided advice and colour matched samples for Richard Ireland's restoration of the Robert Adam schemes at Headfort House in Ireland
Dec 12th, 2010 | | Conservation | 1 Comment

Headfort House, Ireland

In the early 1770s Thomas Taylor, the first Earl of Headfort, commissioned Irish architect George Semple to build Headfort House. It was designed in a severe unadorned neoclassical style with an impressive scale and...

Patrick Baty has been commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of various elements. He has also advised on paint colour
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Private Houses | Residences | No Comments

Hertford Street, Mayfair

The house is believed to have been completed shortly after 1768 by a bricklayer, Henry Holland and his architect son, also Henry. The first leaseholder was General John Burgoyne (1722-92), who commissioned Robert...

Patrick Baty was commissioned to carry out the paint analysis of the entrance hall and stairs
Dec 11th, 2010 | | Museums | National Trust for Scotland | No Comments

The Georgian House, Edinburgh

No. 7 Charlotte Square (The Georgian House) is an 18th century town house in Edinburgh's New Town, designed by Robert Adam. The house is beautifully furnished, with collections of period china, furniture, art, and...

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