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Creator:
Sir James Thornhill, 1675–1734, British
Title:
A Design for a Mural Executed in the Salon at Roehampton House, Surrey: Apollo Carrying off Aeneas in a Cloud
Date:
ca. 1715
Medium:
Pen and brown ink with brown wash over graphite on medium, slightly textured, beige laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 5 1/2 x 6 inches (14 x 15.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "Apoll: carrying off AEneas in a Cloud."; in pen and black ink, verso, center: "Barry."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.954
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | clouds | columns (architectural elements) | Corinthian (architectural style) | design | doors | murals | mythology | preparatory drawings | religious and mythological subject | salons
Associated Places:
England | Roehampton | Surrey | United Kingdom
Associated People:
Aeneas
Apollo
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12737
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