Engraving: Eastern Front of the Temple of Minerva at Athens


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Artifact Identification Engraving: Eastern Front of the Temple of Minerva at Athens   (1988.04.0003)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Lerpiniere, Daniel (c.1745-1785) Engraver (after) drawing by William Pars
Geographic Location
Period/Date Mid 18th- Early 19th century
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 52.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 37.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight 27 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Paper, Pigment--Ink
Manufacturing Processes Printed, Engraved
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A

Met Museum. "The Antiquities of Athens" by Stuart and Revett. 1762, 1787 (additions 1834). http://www.metmuseum.org/collections/search-the-collections/338819 The J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Research Institute. "View of the Eastern Portico of the Temple of Minerva at Athens..." by Stuart and Revett. 1816. http://search.getty.edu/gri/records/griobject?objectid=1038362737


Lascelles, Rowley. "The Heraldic Origin of Gothic Architecture..." London: J. Moyes, 1820.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Mildred Fisher Talbot
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information 4/30/08 Print Review by Robert La France, Associate Curator of Pre-Modern Art at Krannert Art Museum: No comments specific to piece, style is correct and paper is accurate to the period of creation, which implies that it is authentic.

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