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Figures in a Sailboat, With a Temple in the Distance

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Inscribed in graphite, upper right: "II/71"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper left: "Temple of Minerva at [...]"; inscribed in graphite, verso, upper right: "The rocks in front [dark] - the Temple while marble - the walls stone - | the work of the mountains brown - the trees green."
Medium: Graphite on moderately thick, moderately textured, beige, wove paper
Credit: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Collective Title: A Collection of Continental Drawings, From a Set of Four Sketchbooks, 1802-1804
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Location

Parthenon, Athens, Greece

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