The Plain of Athens, October 1852 by George Pechell Mends

The Plain of Athens, October 1852

George Pechell Mends

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The Plain of Athens, October 1852

Panoramic study across one-and-a-half sides of a sketchbook, inscribed on the left-hand part sheet, top, 'Plain of Athens / October 8th 1852' and along the bottom 'Mt Pentelion' (left sheet) followed on the right sheet by [Mount] 'Lycabettus / or St George', 'Acropolis / Mars' [or Main] Hill' and 'Phillopapus'. In the foreground two Greek men in traditional dress look out across a roadway flanked by farm buildings, beyond which stretches a plain of green cultivation and olive trees towards the hills of Athens and the mountains beyond. Between Lykabettos and the Acropolis, the outlying parts of Athens itself appear as a low white mass of buildings. The ruin on the Museion (or Phillopappus) Hill is the remains of the elaborate 2nd century AD monumental tomb of this highly regarded Roman citizen of Athens (d. 116).
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Original size: 255 mm x 372 mm

  • Image reference: PZ0877-003

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