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Creator:
Charles Robert Cockerell, 1788–1863, British
Title:
The Temple of Aphaia at Aegina: Elevation of the Doric Entablature and Roof Section
Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and black and red ink, graphite and watercolor on slightly textured, moderately thick, white wove paper with one fold mark bar scale of 13/16 inch to 1 foot
Dimensions:
Sheet: 12 1/2 × 16 13/16 inches (31.8 × 42.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, center right: "for Proof that the Fleurons were not over the | ante of the mutules see the upper face of the | Cornice showing the irons aa, measured in | many instances - see draw.g of Lion's Head | & stone on the centre of the Ped. | b. First Tile is of Pa[...]san Marble, the others of | fine yellow Tile 2.03 7/8 by 1.10 3/8 | c. Square Piece let with the top fo the Cornice 12 3/4 | by 4 1/2 and is each joint of the Tiles in all the | Fragments of Cornice one piece only was remaining | the others showing holes to receive them"; in pen and red ink and graphite, left, dimenisons given; inscribed on verso in graphite, calculations given

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.815
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | design | Doric | Entablature | roof | temple
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Exhibition History:
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Noble Simplicity and Silent Greatness - Neoclassical Art from 1700 - 1900 (Yale University Art Gallery, 1991-04-26 - 1991-09-29)

The Archaeology of Architecture - Charles Robert Cockerell in Southern Europe and the Levant, 1810-1817 (Yale Center for British Art, 1993-03-23 - 1993-05-23)

" Pearls to Pyramids " - Britain and the " Orient " 1600-1820 (Yale Center for British Art, 2008-02-07 - 2008-04-28)

Publications:
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Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2008, p. 16, V1880

Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830 [wall labels], Yale Center for British Art, 2008, pp. 35-36, V 2576 (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8107
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