Gateway to a House in Ancona
- Additional Title(s):
Sketch of the Post House at Tolentino
- Part Of:
- Brown wash and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
- Sheet: 8 5/16 × 5 7/16 inches (21.1 × 13.8 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Gateway to a House in Ancona"; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "I/62"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, verso, lower left: "Sketch of the Post House at Tolentino - executed | in a deep brown colored stone - this does not | represent very correctly its form as it was longer | in proportion to its hieght.-. I am not at all an | admire of rustic work, but it struck me to be as well introduced here | as I reemmber to have seen it---"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawings & Watercolors
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Sir Robert Smirke the younger, 1781–1867, British, Gateway to a House in Ancona, 1802-1804
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