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

Figures in a Sailboat, With a Temple in the Distance

Part Of:

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

Date:
1802-1804
Medium:
Graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/2 × 12 inches (24.1 × 30.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "II/71"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "Temple of Minerva at [...]"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "The rocks in front [dark] - the Temple while marble - the walls stone - | the work of the mountains brown - the trees green."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.511
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:26683
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