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Creator:
James Bruce, 1730–1794, British
Title:
No. 6 Temple of Neptune the King, View and Elevation of the 2nd temple - seen from the east
Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink with gray wash over graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 15/16 x 11 5/8 inches (37.9 x 29.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper center: "Temple of Neptune the King | No 6"; in graphite, lower center: "[...] 2d View [and] Elevation of the 2d temple seen from the East"; in pen and brown ink, verso, upper left: "Temple of Neptune the King"; verso, lower center: "View and Elevation of the 2d. Temple - Seen from the East."

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8498
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cattle | Classical | columns (architectural elements) | Doric order | figures (representations) | pediments | 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. 148, fig. 97b, DG70.P3 J65 2014 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15228
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