Kenwood House, Hampstead, London: the library or Great Room
|Architect/Designer||Adam, Robert (1728-1792)|
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/LON/1043 (ES13474)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Neoclassical Style Guide: References to Classical architecture ; Country houses ; Vaulting ; Libraries|
NOTES: Built in the 17th century, Kenwood House was remodelled by Robert Adam in the 1760s. The Great Room or library was created in 1767-1769. This photograph shows the painted panels by Antonio Zucchi enclosed in Adam's delicately decorated ceiling.
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