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Creator:
Willey Reveley, [?], 1760–1799, British
Title:

Views in the Levant: Temple Ruins at Paestum

Date:
ca. 1785
Medium:
Watercolor with pen and black ink over graphite on thick, moderately textured, brown laid paper mounted on medium, slightly textured, brown wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 14 1/2 × 20 1/2 inches (36.8 × 52.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left within image: "13"; inscribed in graphite, upper left on back: "41"; inscribed in graphite, lower right on back: "19"

Watermarked, center left: design comprising shield marked with a fleur-de-lis and topped with a crown [Strasburg Lily]

not lettered

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19454
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
clouds | columns | distance | Doric | Grand Tour | grasses | hills | houses | landscape | light | mountains | road | ruins | shrubs | steps | stone | temple | trees
Associated Places:
Campania | Europe | Italy | Paestum | Salerno
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29967
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Sigrid De Jong, Rediscovering architecture : Paestum in eighteenth-century architectural experience and theory, The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2014, pp. 33-34, 49, 50, 52-53, fig. 26, DG70.P3 J65 2014 (YCBA)

Windows on that world, essays on British art presented to Brian Allen , The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, 2012, pp. 158-59, fig. 88, N6766 .W56 2012 (YCBA)


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