Temple of Venus, Baalbek: sections of niches and tabernacles and two orders of columns

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RIBApix ref no RIBA67466
Artist/PhotographerBorra, Giovanni Battista (1713-1786)
CountryLebanon
CityBaalbek
Subject Date0001
Image Date1751
StyleRoman
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/142 f46
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This is one of a series of drawings Borra made to be engraved for the work by Robert Wood, The Ruins of Balbec, otherwise Heliopolis in Coelosyria (London, 1757).

Subject tags

columns, decorative stonework, temples, orders of architecture