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1911

  • We acquired this object.

2019

  • You found it!

Drawing, Temple of Curiosity

This is a Drawing. We acquired it in 1911. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and brown wash, blue watercolor, graphite on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council.

  • Drawing, A Classical Temple, ca. 1780
  • pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, over black chalk on paper.
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.
  • 1938-88-7161

Our curators have highlighted 7 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Drawing, Public Building, 1780–90
  • pen and black ink, brush and gray and blue wash, over black chalk on paper.
  • Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.
  • 1911-28-397

Cite this object as

Drawing, Temple of Curiosity; France; pen and black ink, brush and brown wash, blue watercolor, graphite on off-white laid paper; 1911-28-463

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