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James Bruce, 1730–1794, British, No. 2 Elevation of the Front of the first temple fronting the sea, undated
No. 2 Elevation of the Front of the first temple fronting the sea
- Gray wash over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
- Sheet: 13 x 11 1/8 inches (33 x 28.3 cm)
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. [...]"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- architectural subject | Classical | columns (architectural elements) | figures (representations) | ruins | temples
- Associated Places:
- Accessible by appointment in the Study Room [Request]
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- IIIF Manifest:
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) [YCBA]
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