Elevations and sections of an Ionic capital, with a detail and section of moulding from the Temple of Minerva Polias at Priene

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RIBApix ref no RIBA21597
Artist/PhotographerRevett, Nicholas (1720-1804)
Subject Date-299
Image Date1769
Library ReferenceSC82/14(17)
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This drawing was reproduced in the publication 'Antiquities of Ionia', published by the Society of Dilettanti (London, 1769, vol I), chapt. II, pl V. The book was of great importance in disseminating knowledge of Greek architecture and became a source for the later Greek revival in England.

Subject tags

capitals, decorative stonework, temples, orders of architecture