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Creator:
Charles Robert Cockerell, 1788–1863, British
Title:

The Temple of Aphaia at Aegina: Fieldnotes with Moulding and Column Flute Profiles

Date:
undated
Medium:
Pen and gray ink with traces of graphite on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/8 × 12 1/2 inches (21.3 × 31.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, upper center: "Temple of Aegina"; in pen and black ink, center: "Flute at the Base of the small Col. in the interior"; in pen and black ink, center: "Flute at the large Col ext.r which is deeper in | proportion than the others I calcualted to give a | sharper effect of shade"; in pen and black ink, center: "Flute of the small col.m at the | neck which is less deep in | proportion than all the other | flutes- I have observed in the Capitals | that the Flutes are less deep & it appears to me | well judged the section a being more a[...] to the than | the section B"; in pen and black ink, center right: "Sections in the centre of the cannelure | of the Capital"; in pen and black ink, lower left: "Profile of the moulding | answering to the Quarter round | on the Frontispiece of the T[...] | forming the front of the first | Tile - [...] from the Marble"; inscribed on verso in pen and black ink, upper right: "Moulding of the fascia of the | interior [...]ed fro

Watermark: Three Hats with a Plume

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.2.835
Classification:
Drawing & Watercolors-Architectural
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
architectural subject | cartographic material | notes | temple
Associated Places:
Aíyina | Greece | Temple of Aphaia
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8137
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