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ADAM, Robert (1728 - 1792), Draughtsman, watercolourist, engraver, architect

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
ADAM, Robert (1728 - 1792), Draughtsman, watercolourist, engraver, architect

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British, 18th century, male.

Born 3 July 1728, in Kirkcaldy (Fife); died 3 March 1792, in London.

Draughtsman, watercolourist, engraver, architect. Landscapes, architectural views, interiors, ruins. Decorative models.

Robert Adam was the son of William Adam, a well-known Scottish architect. He initially trained in his father's practice in partnership with his bothers, John and James. Examples of his early architectural work include

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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