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Creator:
Willey Reveley, 1760–1799, British
Title:
Views in the Levant: The Columns of Augustus at Brundisium
Date:
1785
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink, gray ink, and graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on moderately thick, smooth, brown, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 5/16 × 10 3/8 inches (41.4 × 26.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen with black ink, lower center: "THE COLUMNS OF AUGUSTUS AT BRUNDUSIUM. | Anciently Lights were placed on these columns to shew the | communication between the harbours. | 10 20 30 40 feet"; inscribed in pen with red ink, lower center: "Taken on the spot March 4, 1785. Willey Reveley f."

Signed, and dated with pen in red ink, lower center: "March 4, 1785. Willey Reveley"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.19445
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | column (architectural element) | rooftops
Associated Places:
Apulia | Brindisi | Brindisi | Brundisium | Europe | Italia | Puglia
Access:
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Windows on that world, essays on British art presented to Brian Allen , The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, London, 2012, pp. 164-67, fig. 91, N6766 .W56 2012 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:37173
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