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Creator:
Sir Robert Smirke the younger, 1781–1867, British
Title:
Architectural Drawing of the Temple of Sunias Minerva
Date:
1802-1804
Medium:
Gray wash, graphite, pen and black ink on thin, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 3/16 × 10 inches (38.6 × 25.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper left: "The Temple of Sunias Minerva- | The parts faintly colored indicate | those which do not now exist.-"; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "II/72"; inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "The Dimensions marked as the width of the Intercolumniation | are taken to the center and inside of the fluting of each | Column-"

Watermark: "G Pike | 1801"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.512
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26684
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