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Creator:
James Bruce, 1730–1794, British
Title:
No. 2 Elevation of the Front of the first temple fronting the sea
Date:
undated
Medium:
Gray wash over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 x 11 1/8 inches (33 x 28.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower center: "Elevation of the Front of the 1st temple fronting the Sea"; in graphite, upper center: "No. 2"; in pen and brown ink, verso, lower left: "Elevation of the front of the 1st: Temple, fronting the Sea. [...]"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8494
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | Classical | columns (architectural elements) | figures (representations) | ruins | temples
Associated Places:
Paestum
Access:
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Publications:
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Sigrid De Jong, Rediscovering architecture : Paestum in eighteenth-century architectural experience and theory, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2014, p. 153, fig. 105b, DG70.P3 J65 2014 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15224
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