View from Pentelicus
- View from Pentelicus
View from Pentelicus, looking towards Athens; sheet 30 from sketch-book 8; trees and hill in foreground; plain water in distance to right; mountains in background. 1811. Pen and ink
- Height: 228 millimetres (sketch-book covers)
- Width: 395 millimetres (sketch-book covers)
Inscription Positionlower edge
Inscription ContentVIEW FROM PENTELICUS plain of Mesogis Penteli Monastery HYMETTUS Mt Arachne corinth C.calias salames Mystic gap Mt Geranion kephissa Mt Parnes Quarry of Pentelicus
For a description of sketchbook no. 8, see 1853,0307.492.
- Topographic representation of: Pentelicon, Mount
- (Europe,Greece,Attica,Mount Pentelicon)
The drawings in the sketch-book were part of a large collection of topographical drawings left by W. Gell to his friend the Hon. Keppel Craven.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: email@example.com
Object reference number: GAA82229
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.