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

Ancient Inscription in the Walls of the Venetian Govenor's House, Mystras

Part Of:

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

Date:
1802-1804
Medium:
Graphite, pen and brown ink on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 7/8 × 11 1/4 inches (22.5 × 28.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, lower left: "Ancint Inscription in the walls of the | venetian Governor's house - Misistra-"; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "II/46"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "From the Cliffs in the Taygeta mountains | at Misistra- Sparta in the distance"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.484
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:26657
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