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Creator:
Student of Thomas Sandby RA, 1721–1798, British
Title:

Rockhewn Temple of Elephanta

Date:
ca. 1770-1790
Medium:
Watercolor and gray wash over graphite on slightly textured, moderately thick, beige wove paper
Dimensions:
18 5/8 × 27 inches (47.3 × 68.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, right: "Section through the middle of the | Temple of Elephanta at Bombay | to illustrate [TS's?] 3rd Lecture | on architecture | drawn by Thomas Sandby | Rockhewn Temple of Elephanta"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.3.192
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12135
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The Art of Paul Sandby (Yale Center for British Art, 1985-04-10 - 1985-06-23) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]


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