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Creator:
Sir James Thornhill, 1675–1734, British
Title:

The Blinding of Elymas

Additional Title(s):

The Blinding of Elymas: Preparatory drawing for the dome in St. Paul's Cathedral

Date:
between 1709 and 1717
Medium:
Black chalk and gray wash and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 1/8 x 5 3/4 inches (20.6 x 14.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "[G...] M[...]"

Collector's mark

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.4207
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
arches | blindness | people | religious and mythological subject | throne
Associated People:
Elymas
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:13890
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