Yale Center for British Art

Creator:
Henry Swinburne, 1743–1803, British

Title:
Sketches for Capitals of Columns and Mosaic Squares at Alhambra
Date:
1775 to 1776
Materials & Techniques:
Graphite, gray wash, gray ink, black ink and pen on medium, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 11 1/8 × 16 3/8 inches (28.3 × 41.6 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:
Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper left: "Caipals | in the | Lions Court"; iinscribed in pen and brown ink, upper right: "Squares of Mosaic in the | [Putward] Court; inscribed in pen and brown ink, center "Squares of Mosaic | in the Children's Bath"
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.3859
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Currently On View:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:29947