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

Doric Capital Among the Ruiins of a Temple, Dedicated to Vulcan, at Agrigentum

Part Of:

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

Date:
1802-1804
Medium:
Pen and black ink and graphite on thin, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/8 × 9 9/16 inches (38.4 × 24.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, center left: "The whole is a very | ruinous condition except the | molding drawn out at large''; inscribed in pen and brown ink, center right: "Doric Capital among the ruins of a | Temple supposed to be dedicated to Vulcan | at Agrigentum--"; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "III/67"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.594
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:26770
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