Sir John Soane's Museum Drawings

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Purpose:Italy: Rome: unidentified location. View of a stepped octagonal fountain with an antique basin above, and five bollards around the base.

Aspect

Perspective

Inscribed

Inscribed in ink 67

Dated/date range

Undated, probably 1755 or 1756.

Medium/Support/Size

Pen, grey washes

127 x 158

Hand

Robert Adam

Reference

Adam vol.57/67

Notes

The form of the fountain shown in this drawing by Robert Adam is similar to the granite basins set up in the Piazza Quirnale, Rome in c.1818.

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Date

01 12 2006

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