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View of the Theater and Plan of the Ionic Temple at Sardis

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Description

Inscribed in graphite, upper left: "9"; in brown ink, upper left: "VIII [crossed out and replaced in graphite with '7']"; in graphite, upper centre: "View of the Theatre at Sardis"; in brown ink, centre left: "VIIII."; within both upper and lower images: labels A-E and various measurements; in black ink, lower centre: "scale"; in graphite, lower centreL "Plan of the Ionic Temple at Sardis"; in brown ink, on back, lower centre: "the pillars mark'd black are standing or in ye view those mark'd with lines not so black just appear above ground | and those dotted are supposed | NIII".
Medium: Watercolour with black and brown ink and grey wash over graphite
Credit Line: Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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