Sir John Soane's Museum Drawings

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Purpose:Italy: unidentified location. View of a ruined arch or grotto fountain beside a basin with two bollards, one of them broken, beside a curving pathway overhung by a group of trees with diagonal branches.

Aspect

Perspective

Inscribed

Inscribed in ink 158

Dated/date range

Undated, possibly late summer 1755 or 1756.

Medium/Support/Size

Pencil, black chalk, with grey and brown washes (with vertical fold line)

214 x 282

Hand

Robert Adam (attributed to)

Reference

Adam vol.57/158

Notes

The style of this unidentified view, attributed to Robert Adam, suggests the influence of Jean-Baptiste Lallemand, and may be related to the similarly rustic scene by Adam in Adam vol.57/152.

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Date

03 01 2007

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