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Creator:
Print made by Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
and Frederick Christian Lewis the Elder, 1779–1856, British
after Thomas Girtin, 1775–1802, British
Title:

View of the Pantheon taken from the Arsenal

Date:
1803
Medium:
Aquatint, hand-colored on medium, slightly textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 1/16 x 21 1/2 inches (23 x 54.6 cm) and Image: 5 15/16 x 17 9/16 inches (15.1 x 44.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, recto, lower right: "1st Edition. 1803"; and in graphite, verso, upper right: "<The Plate ...ess> | <... of the ... St> | <...>"

Recto, lower left: "Drawn & Etch'd by Thoa. Girtin."; recto, lower left: "View of the Pantheon| taken from the ARSENAL"; recto, lower right: "Aquatinted by F.C. Lewis."; recto, lower right: "Vue du Pantheon| prife de L'ARSENAL"; and recto, lower center: "LONDON: Publish'd Jany. 10. 1803, by JOHN GIRTIN No. 8, Charles Street, Middlesex Hospital"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.15073
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | boats | buildings | carriages | carts | cityscape | clouds | horse (animal) | people
Associated Places:
Bassin de l'Arsenal | Europe | France | Panthéon | Paris | Seine | Ville de Paris, Départment de | Île-de-France
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31830
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