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Creator:
James Bruce, 1730–1794, British
Title:
Plan of the circular temple at Baalbec
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black and brown ink, gray wash on moderately thick, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 13 1/4 × 11 1/8 inches (33.7 × 28.3 cm) and Mount: 15 7/8 × 23 inches (40.3 × 58.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, throughout, dimensions given and plan lettered "A" to "D"; in pen and black ink, lower center, scale labeled; in pen and black ink, upper right: "Plan of the Circular Temple at Balbec | The order of this Temple without is | Corinthian & winthin both Corinthian & | Ionic. The Shapes of the Columns as well | without as within are of one piece: | A The Stair | B Cell of the Temple | C Plan of the external Columns & their | Stylobate | D Plan of the Architrave"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8819
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:15878
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