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Creator:
Charles Hamilton Smith, 1776–1859, Belgian
Title:

Gate of the Zancarron of Sactuary of the Koran

Former Title(s):

Album Drawing

Part Of:

Collective Title: Views of Spain, Volume II

Date:
undated
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 16 1/8 × 12 7/8 inches (40.9 × 32.7 cm) and Binding: 16 1/8 inches (41 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, center right: "blue & gold arch | under altar gold, red, blue & green mosque"; inscribed in black ink, lower center: "Gate of the Zancarron or | Sanctuary of the Koran. | discovered in 1815 in the Great Mosque | at Cordova"; lower right: "CHS."

Signed in pen and black ink, lower right: "CHS"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1978.43.1815(18)
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | landscape
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:71028
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