Sir John Soane's Museum Drawings

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Purpose:Italy: Baia: the Imperial Villa. View of a single-vaulted tower in a landscape setting, possibly a ruined temple or mausoleum at Baia. Two small domestic buildings adjoin the tower; in the foreground are other architectural fragments

Aspect

Perspective

Inscribed

Inscribed in pencil in a contemporary hand Baia; in ink 28

Dated/date range

Undated, probably 1755.

Medium/Support/Size

Pencil, pen, grey and brown washes

147 x 247

Hand

Robert Adam

Reference

Adam vol. 57/28

Notes

This view depicts one of the ruined buildings in the complex group around the bay at Baia.

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Date

19 11 2006

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