Sir John Soane's Museum Drawings

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Purpose:

Italy: Rome: ? Baths of Caracalla. View through a picturesque single arch to a group of vaulted two-storied ruins, showing an arcade, probably from the Baths of Caracalla.

Aspect

Perspective

Inscribed

Inscribed in ink 101

Dated/date range

Undated, probably 1755 or 1756.

Medium/Support/Size

Pencil, pen, with brown, blue and grey washes

186 x 127

Hand

Robert Adam (attributed to)

Reference

Adam vol.57/101

Notes

This is probably another view by Robert Adam made within the Baths of Caracalla, Rome.

Verso

Unfinished drawing in black chalk showing a series of arches, similar in composition to those on the recto.

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Date

15 12 2006

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