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Creator:
unknown artist
after Luigi Mayer, ca. 1755–1803, Italian
Title:

Ruins of The Ptolomean Library

Date:
undated
Medium:
Gray wash, pen and black ink and graphite on medium, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 × 7 1/2 inches (10.2 × 19.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "Mellon 3061G" and lower left: "Ruins of The Ptolomean Library."

Signed in pen and brown ink, lower right: " W.D."; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Accession Number:
B1975.4.230
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | boats | figures | library | marine art | men | ruins | sailboats
Associated Places:
Africa | Egypt
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7960
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