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Creator:
Sir George Howland Beaumont seventh Baronet, 1753–1827, British
Title:

Temple of Venus Monday, March 18th, 1782

Date:
1782
Medium:
Graphite and gray wash on medium, slightly textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 14 × 19 9/16 inches (35.6 × 49.7 cm), Contemporary drawn border: 12 × 16 1/16 inches (30.5 × 40.8 cm), and Sheet: 10 3/16 × 14 3/16 inches (25.9 × 36 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on mount, lower center: "Temple of Venus | Monday March 18th. 1782"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "Temple of Venus [Baia Do.]"

Watermark: "J HONIG"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1456
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
Grand Tour | landscape | ruins
Associated Places:
Europe | Italy | Rome
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:12925
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