The Temple of Aphaia at Aegina: Structural Details
- after 1832
- Graphite on medium, slightly textured, wove paper with fold mark
- Sheet: 9 x 14 1/2 inches (22.9 x 36.8 cm)
Inscribed in graphite, over the plan with various calculations; in graphite, upper left: "Aegina."; in graphite, center, right: "structure of the architrave | at the angle"; in graphite, lower left: "C was lifted into its place | by the usual rope | passed thro the base shoe | at D. & thro the | loop E - the stone F | was raised by the | Le[...]s"; in graphite, lower center: "This stone exhibits the coping of the | Hypethral at opening. the figure B shews | the housing of the covering tile"; in graphite lower right: "A. Dowels in the joints of | stone forming the point of the Pediment cornice"; in graphite, throughout, dimensions given and parts labeled "A" to "F"
Watermark: J Whatman Turkeymill 1832
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
- Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- Doric | Greek | pediments | stone | temple
- Associated Places:
- Aegina | Aíyina | Europe | Greece
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Charles Robert Cockerell, 1788–1863, British, The Temple of Aphaia at Aegina: Structural Details, after 1832
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