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Creator:
James Bruce, 1730–1794, British
Title:

Elevation of Arch at Tripoli

Additional Title(s):

Verso: Elevation of Arch at Tripoli

Quadri frontal arch. Tripoli

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black ink, gray wash, and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (folded sheet): 25 5/8 × 39 inches (65.1 × 99.1 cm) and Image: 16 1/8 × 12 inches (41 × 30.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, center: IMP. OPTIMO. M. AURELLO.. ANTONINO. AUG. PP. ET. IMP. CAES. L.AURELIO. VERO. ARMENIACO. AUCT. | SER. COM......FITUS. PROCOS. CUM.....[?]....EDIO. MARCELLO. LEG. SUO. DEDICAVIT. | C. CA......CURATOR. MUNERIS. PUB. MUNERA....S. II. VIR.. Q.Q. FAMEN. REPPETUUS. | ARCUM....MARMORE. SOLIDO. FECIT."; inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "Quadri frontal arch. Tripoli"; inscribed in graphite, upper center: "No.27"; inscribed in red chalk, recto, lower left: "31A"; inscribed in graphite, recto, upper center: "No.28":

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.9088
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:15504
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