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Drawing, Temple of Minerva, Athens, Greece, 1778–79

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Hubert Robert. It is dated 1778–79 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and brown, green, and gray wash on white laid paper, laid down. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Howard J. Sachs and Peter G. Sachs. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Howard J. Sachs and Mr. Peter G. Sachs in memory of Miss Edith L. Sachs.

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Drawing, Temple of Minerva, Athens, Greece, 1778–79; Designed by Hubert Robert (French, 1733 – 1808); France; pen and black ink, brush and brown, green, and gray wash on white laid paper, laid down; Gift of Mrs. Howard J. Sachs and Mr. Peter G. Sachs in memory of Miss Edith L. Sachs; 1978-168-39

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