Sir John Soane's Museum Drawings

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Purpose:Italy: ? Rome: unidentified location. View of ruins on rising ground, with a round tower and look-out surrounded by small buildings, with a large arch to one side.

Aspect

Perspective

Inscribed

Inscribed in ink 108

Dated/date range

Undated, probably 1755 or 1756.

Medium/Support/Size

Pencil, grey and brown washes

116 x 232

Hand

Robert Adam

Reference

Adam vol.57/108

Notes

This unidentified , possibly Roman, view is similar to that in Adam vol.57/111, which also shows castellated buildings constructed from classical ruins.

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Date

29 12 2006

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