Arena, Verona: details of cornices

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RIBApix ref no RIBA95445
CountryItaly
CityVerona
Subject Date2030
Image Date1728
ViewExterior
StyleRoman
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceVOS/75 f.26b
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The source of this engraving is Francesco Scipione Maffei, 'De gli anfiteatri' (Verona, 1728), pl. VII. This comes from a sketchbook put together by Ambrose Phillipps containing measured drawings and engravings of French and Roman buildings as well as designs for the house and garden buildings at Garendon Park, Leicestershire, the compiler's home.

Subject tags

amphitheatres, entertainment buildings, cornices