The Oval Room, Smeaton Hepburn by Patrick William Adam

This oil painting depicts one of the lavishly decorated rooms in the now demolished Smeaton Mansion in East Lothian.

Details

Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
69.5 × 50cm
Art Fund grant:
£938 ( Total: £3,750)
Acquired in:
2015
Vendor:
Lyon and Turnbull

Patrick William Adam had settled nearby following extensive travels painting the landscapes of Rome, Venice and Russia. He spent the remainder of his life recording the interiors of local society households, of which this is a prime example.

Provenance

Unknown. The auction house's catalogue was checked by the Art Loss Register and no matches were found.

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