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John Yenn RA, Design for a Pantheon-style temple: front elevation

Design for a Pantheon-style temple: front elevation, c.1780

John Yenn RA (1750 - 1821)

RA Collection: Art

This is one of a set of three drawings, with 09/676 showing the side elevation and 09/677 showing a section. The building is a garden temple, the design based upon the Pantheon in Rome with obvious similiarities of the Corinthian portico and the shallow dome pierced by an oculus. To this Yenn has added the church-like side towers with niches and crowned by cupolas.

Object details

Title
Design for a Pantheon-style temple: front elevation
Architect/draughtsman
John Yenn RA (1750 - 1821)
Date
c.1780
Object type
Architectural design
Medium
Pen with black ink and black, green, blue and brown washes with a black ink border
Dimensions

286 mm x 465 mm

Collection
Royal Academy of Arts
Object number
09/675
Acquisition
Given by Mrs. Augusta Thackeray 21 June 1865

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