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Creator:
Henry Swinburne, 1743–1803, British
Title:

Sketches for Capitals of Columns and Mosaic Squares at Alhambra

Part Of:

Collective Title: Collection of Sketches by Henry Swinburne

Date:
1775 to 1776
Medium:
Graphite, gray wash, gray ink, black ink and pen on medium, moderately textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 11 1/8 × 16 3/8 inches (28.3 × 41.6 cm) and Sheet: 7 7/8 × 6 3/8 inches (20 × 16.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "Caipals | in the | Lions Court"; iinscribed in pen and brown ink, upper right: "Squares of Mosaic in the | [Putward] Court; inscribed in pen and brown ink, center "Squares of Mosaic | in the Children's Bath"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3859
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:29947
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