Sir John Soane's Museum Drawings

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Purpose:Italy: environs of Rome: ? Sermoneta. View of a large and irregular castello with three square linked towers and battlements, with village houses, trees and rocks in the landscape in the foreground.

Aspect

Perspective

Inscribed

Inscribed in ink 87

Dated/date range

Undated, probably 1755 or 1756.

Medium/Support/Size

Grey, brown and blue washes; pencil framing line

135 x 210

Hand

Robert Adam

Reference

Adam vol.57/87

Notes

This view by Robert Adam could be one of several late-medieval castelli around Rome, such as Sermoneta.

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Date

15 12 2006

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