Details of the Composite base, capital and entablature and Corinthian capital, Baths of Caracalla, Rome

RIBApix ref no RIBA28198
Artist/PhotographerPalladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
CountryItaly
CityRome
Subject Date0217
Image Date1540
StyleRoman
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSC136/PALL/VI/10
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This drawing, numbered VI/10 in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection, shows details of the orders from the Baths of Caracalla. The baths were the largest thermae in the world when completed in 217 AD and could house 1600 people. They were functional for over 300 years.

Subject tags

capitals, decorative stonework, archaeological sites, baths, orders of architecture, friezes