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Creator:
Sir Robert Smirke the younger, 1781–1867, British
Title:
Sketch of the Molding of the Interior of the Propylaea
Date:
1802-1804
Medium:
Pen and brown ink and graphite on thin, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/16 × 9 13/16 inches (38.3 × 24.9 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "This Molding is carried round the | top of the Interior of the Propylaea. | It is even with the top of the Architrave | of the Entrance Front. | The effect is not particularly bold or striking, | but it is simple and not too broken - the Og | resembles an Ovolo the top molding looks well."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower right: "line of the | wall"; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "III/22"

Watermark: "G Pike | 1801"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.549
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:26721
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