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Creator:
John Warwick Smith, 1749–1831, British
Title:

The Colosseum, Rome

Date:
1802
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 20 1/2 x 32 inches (52.1 x 81.3 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed and dated in black ink, lower left: "J. Smith 1802"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.6287
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
aqueduct | architectural subject | bushes | clouds | coliseum | people | ruins | trees
Associated Places:
Colosseum | Italy | Rome
Access:
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:8253
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