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Drawing - Ancient ruins in and near Rome

Ancient ruins in and near Rome

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Rome (possibly, made)
    France (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1779 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cousins, J. (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawing

  • Museum number:

    3436:98

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case A, shelf 149

Physical description

Sketch of the Porta S. Sebastiano.

Place of Origin

Rome (possibly, made)
France (possibly, made)

Date

1779 (made)

Artist/maker

Cousins, J. (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Drawing

Object history note

This object was once part of an album of designs by various architects, artists and designers collected by the architect Charles James Richardson, and was bought from him by the Museum in 1863.

Descriptive line

Sketch by J. Cousins depicting ancient ruins in and near Rome. French School, 1779.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

Ruins

Categories

Drawings; Grand Tour; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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