Arena, Verona

RIBApix ref no RIBA28236
Artist/PhotographerPalladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
CountryItaly
CityVerona
Subject Date2025
Image Date1540
ViewInterior
StyleRoman
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSC214/VIII/19
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This drawing is numbered VIII/19 in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection. It shows a section of the amphitheatre in Verona which was constructed around 30 AD and is the third largest in Italy. The Arena as it is also known is still in use today and can accomodate 22,000 people.

Subject tags

round buildings, amphitheatres, archaeological sites