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

Architectural Drawings of the Remains of the Temple of Sunias Minerva, in Attica

Part Of:

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

Date:
1803
Medium:
Graphite, pen and brown ink on medium, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/16 × 19 1/8 inches (38.3 × 48.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "Temple on the Unsium Promentory"; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "II/74"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, right side of interior of folded sheet, upper left: "Fragment of a Molding round | the interior of the | Portico [even] withthe | job of the architecture"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, right side of interior of folded sheet, center: "Capital of the Columns."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, right side of interior of folded sheet, center right: "The Frieze of the Entabler | Part of the Cornice"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, right side of interior of folded sheet, lower left: "Fragment of a Molding | Remains of the Temple of Sunia Minerva | Attica-July 1803-"

Watermark: "G Pike | 1801"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.514
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:26686
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