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Creator:
James Bruce, 1730–1794, British
Title:
Back view of the same circular temple in its present state
Date:
undated
Medium:
Graphite, pen and black and brown ink, gray wash on moderately thick, slightly textured,cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/4 × 11 1/8 inches (36.2 × 28.3 cm) and Sheet: 15 7/8 × 22 7/8 inches (40.3 × 58.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, throughout, elevation lettered "A" to "G"; in pen and brown ink, upper right: "Back view of the same in its present | State | A part of the arched Soffit | B Entablature | C Ornaments of [...] holding Festoons | of Flowers & Fin[...] between the Capitals | of the Pilasters | D Niche in which remains the Pedestal | for a statue | E Fascia, which is continued round the | Temple between the Pilasters | F Wall of the Cell | G Stylobat"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.8820
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:15879
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