Arch of Hadrian, Athens, with the ruins of the Temples of Zeus Olympus in the background

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RIBApix ref no RIBA4139
Artist/PhotographerStuart, James (1713-1788)
CountryGreece
CityAthens
Subject Date0132
Image Date1748
ViewExterior
StyleRoman
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSD155/3
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: It is likely this drawing dates from between 1751 and 1754, during Stuart's extensive travels in Greece.This image also appeared as an engraving in Stuart & Revett's 'The Antiquities of Athens' (London, 1794), vol. III, ch. iii, pl. I.

Subject tags

marble, ruins, columns, temples, gateways, triumphal arches