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

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RIBApix ref no RIBA28198
Artist/PhotographerPalladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
Subject Date0217
Image Date1540
Library ReferenceSC136/PALL/VI/10
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