Designs for the Remodelling of the Eating Room at Sundrum Castle, Ayrshire
- Art Funded
- 1) 350 x 265 cm; 2) 230 x 200 cm
- David and Rachel Blissett
The Gothic scheme for the dining room at Sundrum is a good example of the Castle style developed by Adam and used by Paterson for several Scottish projects. Its decorative nature helps illustrate the move towards a more academic approach to using historical sources that developed as a reaction towards designs such as this in the later 19th century. Sundrum fell into disrepair in the 1930s so these drawings have become an even more important record of a principal room in its 18th century interior. The Collection is strong in drawings from the Scottish Baronial period and will benefit greatly from the context provided by these drawings.
Lyon & Turnbull 2005; David and Rachael Blissett
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