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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1910,1013.18

  • Description

    San Stefano Rotondo, Claudian Aqueduct; part of the aqueduct seen in the mid-distance beyond fields, a town at r, a round building at left, in the left foreground two figures standing before a tree, broken columns and capitals to left, part of a ruined wall with two figures at right and a statue of a man at the extreme r Black chalk and stump, on blue-green paper

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  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1714-1782
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 268 millimetres
    • Width: 408 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Inscribed on mount
  • Curator's comments

    The view is taken from the Villa Mattei; the round building in the centre is the Temple of S. Minerva Medica. Ref: Thomas Ashby, Forty drawings of Roman scenes by British artists (1715-1850) from Originals in the British Museum, 1911, no. V

  • Location

    Not on display (British Roy PIIIb)

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    1936 BM 'Canaletto to Constable', no no.
    2014 Mar-Jun, New Haven, YCBA, Richard Wilson
    2014 July - Oct, Cardiff, NM of Wales, Richard Wilson

  • Subjects

  • Associated places

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1910

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1910,1013.18

San Stephano Rotondo, Claudian Aqueduct; part of the aqueduct seen in the mid-distance beyond fields, a town at r, a round building at l, in the l foreground two figures standing before a tree, broken columns and capitals to l, part of a ruined wall with two figures at r and a statue of a man at the extreme r Black chalk and stump, on blue-green paper

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San Stephano Rotondo, Claudian Aqueduct; part of the aqueduct seen in the mid-distance beyond fields, a town at r, a round building at l, in the l foreground two figures standing before a tree, broken columns and capitals to l, part of a ruined wall with two figures at r and a statue of a man at the extreme r Black chalk and stump, on blue-green paper

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