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Creator:
Isaac Weld, 1774–1856, Irish
Title:

Walls of Rome: The Aurelian Wall, with the Pyramid of Cestius

Date:
1818
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and brown ink, gouache, gum arabic, and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, blued white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/16 × 17 3/16 inches (18.3 × 43.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, lower right: "Walls of Rome"

Watermark

Signed and dated in pen and brown ink, verso, lower right: "1818 | IW"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2923
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
church | pyramid (tomb) | tomb
Associated Places:
Italy | Lazio | Pyramid of Cestius (Tomb for Gaius Cestius in Rome) | Roma | Roma
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:20273
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