Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens: view from the the west showing James 'Athenian' Stuart sketching in the foreground

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RIBApix ref no RIBA3029-33
Artist/PhotographerStuart, James (1713-1788)
CountryGreece
CityAthens
Subject Date1747
Image Date1747
ViewExterior
StyleGreek
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSD145/6
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: It is likely this drawing dates from between 1751 and 1754, during Stuart's extensive travels in Greece.This image also appeared as an engraving in Stuart & Revett's 'The Antiquities of Athens' (London, 1787), vol. II, ch. ii, pl. II.

Subject tags

architects, ruins, columns, temples, caryatids, artists