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Creator:
Sir Robert Smirke the younger, 1781–1867, British
Title:
Sphinx, in the Gardens of the Villa Albani, and a Study of a Roman Mask
Date:
1804
Medium:
Charcoal and brown wash on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 11 5/8 × 9 inches (29.5 × 22.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in charcoal, lower right: "Sphinx / Roman / in the | gardens of the Villa Albani-" inscribed in charchoal, lower right: "March 17 1804"; inscribed in charcooal, center right: "Roman Mask -"; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "I/36"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.407
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:26576
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