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

Moldings on the Temple of Minerva

Part Of:

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

Date:
1802-1804
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, graphite on thin, moderately textured, beige, laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 3/4 × 11 7/16 inches (19.7 × 29.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "Moldings to the Plinth under | the Ionic Columns of the | Temple of Minerva Polias."; inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower left: "A bold good effect - is raised | a little above the Eye."; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "III/24"

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Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.551
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:26723
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