The Wynnstay Organ by Robert Adam

Designed by Robert Adam and made by John Snetzler.

Details

Medium:
Wood, gesso & ormolu
Dimensions:
411.4 x 323 x 104.8 cm
Art Fund grant:
£65,000 ( Total: £286,000)
Acquired in:
1995
Vendor:
Phillips at Lindisfarne College

The paint work and gilding on the case is thought to have been executed in the workshop of Robert Ansell.

Artists include

Provenance

Commissioned by Sir Watkin Williams-Wynn for the Music Room, 20 St Jame's Square, London in 1773; installed by May 1775 moved to Wynnstay, Ruabon, 1864-5; sold to Lindisfarne College, c.1950.

Venue details

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