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

Study of Figures and Busts on the Pediments of Temples

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, gray ink and graphite on thin, modeerately textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 9/16 × 16 1/4 inches (52.2 × 41.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and gray ink, lower center: "West Front. The Statues are sketches in the Pediment, in the [...] under which | they were found, the[s]e are [...] heads besides those shown here, [...] [...] number of fragments, legs, arms, shields [...]"; inscribee in graphite, verso, upper right: "III/98"

Watermark: "J Whatman | 1809"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.626
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:26805
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