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Creator:
James Bruce, 1730–1794, British
Title:
Temple at Baalbec: Architectural Detail of Entablature of Amphitheatre of Vespesian
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite, pen and brown ink on medium thick, slightly textured, white laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 6 5/8 × 11 inches (16.8 × 27.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: calculations and "Amphitheatre of | Vespasian", "Arena | 273 ft long | 173 ft wide | Circumference exterior 1566 ft"; in pen and brown ink, throughout, dimensions given; in graphite, upper center, calculations given

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8821
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15343
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