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Albanian dance at the Theseion (Temple of Hephaestus), Athens
Graphite with watercolour
Verso: sketch of one of the caryatids from the Erectheum
- Height: 167 millimetres
- Width: 267 millimetres
Inscription ContentInscribed in graphite at top left:" Tanz der Albanesen am Theseus Temple / den zweiten Osterfeiertag den 16 April 1811".
Inscription TranslationAlbanian dance at the Theseion / the second day of Easter 16th April 1811
Inscription ContentInscribed at bottom: "by Linckh or Haller", and inscribed by C. A. Hutton (?) in graphite at top right: "10h".
Inscription CommentIn addition to her article on the Cockerell drawings, Miss Hutton also appears to have written a catalogue. The numbers on the backs of the drawings probably refer to this catalogue, the whereabouts of which is not known.
Samuel Pepys Cockerell (ed.), 'Travels in Southern Europe and the Levant, 1810-1817. The Journal of C. R. Cockerell, R.A.' (1903, Reprinted 1999).
C. A. Hutton, 'A Collection of Sketches by C. R. Cockerell, R. A.', JHS 29 (1909), pp. 53-59.
David Watkin, 'The Life and Work of C. R. Cockerell', (London 1974).
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA91494
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