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

Part of the Molding at Temple of Minerva

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 thin, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 × 11 3/8 inches (19.7 × 28.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, center: "Moldings round the soffit of the | Inner Portico of the Entrance Front | even with the bottom of the Cornice | Temple of Minerva-"; inscribed in graphite, upper center: "molding round the | soffit of the inner portico | of the Entrance front. even | with bottome of the Cornice"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper center: "soffit."; inscribed in graphite, upper right; "III/18"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "line of the frieze"; inscribed in pen and brown ink, center right: "10 1/4"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.545
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:26717
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