Studies of decorative entablature stonework and pediment mouldings from the Temple of Minerva Polias at Priene: elevations

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RIBApix ref no RIBA29897
Artist/PhotographerRevett, Nicholas (1720-1804)
CountryTurkey
CityPriene
Subject Date-299
Image Date1769
ViewExterior
StyleGreek
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSC83/1(3)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
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. VII. 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

decorative stonework, temples, pediments