Sir John Soane's Museum Drawings

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Purpose:Italy : Rome: unidentified location. View of vaulted ruins, two bays of which have been converted into houses, each with a door and window above.

Aspect

Perspective

Inscribed

Inscribed in ink 147

Dated/date range

Undated

Medium/Support/Size

Pencil on grey paper

160 x 184

Hand

Unidentified eighteenth-century artist

Reference

Adam vol.57/147

Notes

The subject of this drawing, ancient ruins modified to bring them into domestic use, is common in this volume, and  can be related  for example to the simple sketch on a similar subject in Adam vol.57/107, attributed to Jean-Baptiste Lallemand.

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Date

03 01 2007

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