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Creator:
Sir Robert Smirke the younger, 1781–1867, British
Title:

Roman Sphinx in the Gardens of the Villa Albani

Part Of:

Collective Title: A Collection of Continental Drawings, From a Set of Four Sketchbooks, 1802-1804

Date:
1804
Medium:
Brown wash and charcoal on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/16 × 11 1/2 inches (23 × 29.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in charcoal, lower right: "Roman Sphinx in the Gardens of the Villa Albani-"; inscribed in charcoal, lower left: "March 17th. 1804"; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "I/35"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.406
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26575
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