- Fragment of the Capital of a Pillar
- Brown wash and graphite on medium, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
- Sheet: 7 5/8 × 9 9/16 inches (19.4 × 24.3 cm)
Inscribed in pen and brown ink. lower left: "Fragment of the Capital of a Pilarer | apparently square - among the ruins on | the ground occupied ancienetly by the | city of [Pesticum] - remains of Columns with Capitals of similar form as found on the same spot, | and intermined as remains also of Doric [....]- | MAY. 1804."; inscribed in graphite, upper right: "III/87"
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
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Sir Robert Smirke the younger, 1781–1867, British, Fragment of the Capital of a Pillar, 1804
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