Theatre of Bacchus, Athens, with James 'Athenian' Stuart shown sketching in the foreground

RIBApix ref no RIBA3757
Artist/PhotographerStuart, James (1713-1788)
CountryGreece
CityAthens
Subject Date1750
Image Date1750
ViewTopographical
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSD145/7
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. iii, pl. I.

Subject tags

architects, amphitheatres, ruins