Amphitheatre at Pozzuoli and fishpond at Bacoli, both near Naples

RIBApix ref no RIBA31707
Artist/PhotographerPalladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
CountryItaly
CityNaples
Image Date1540
ViewPlan
StyleRoman
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSC148/PALL/XIV/3r
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This drawing is numbered XIV/3r in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection. It shows sketches for the reconstruction of plans of a fishpond in Bacoli and an amphitheatre in Pozzuoli, near Naples. The Amphitheatre was begun under the Emperor Vespasian (9-79 AD) and completed during the reign of his son Titus (39-81 AD).

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amphitheatres