Hadrian's Villa, Tivoli: the Ionic peristyle of the Teatro Marittimo (Maritime Theatre)

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RIBApix ref no RIBA25441
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryItaly
CityTivoli
Subject Date0124
Image Date1963
ViewExterior
StyleRoman
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/ITA/16 (ES2180.3)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The Villa was built completely during the first ten years of Hadrian's rule in two phases. The Maritime Theatre was part of the first phase executed in 118-125.

Subject tags

reflections, water features, marble, theatres, villas, columns, archaeological sites, temples