Arch of Augustus, Susa

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RIBApix ref no RIBA31814
Artist/PhotographerPalladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
CountryItaly
CitySusa
Subject Date-8
Image Date1550
ViewExterior
StyleRoman
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSC144/PALL/XII/8r
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This drawing is numbered XII/8r in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection. It shows the plan, elevation and capitals of the Arch of Augustus in Susa near Turin. The arch was erected in 8 BC to commemorate the alliance between the local Gaulish chieftain and the Roman Emperor Augustus.

Subject tags

triumphal arches