Study of Corinthian Capital

Study of Corinthian Capital

Measured study of a Corinthian capital, base and entablature
George Smith (b.1811 or 1812)
1800s
Pen on paper
RIBA No. PB688/7 (7)

The Corinthian order was very popular with the Romans who liked a more ornate style. The capitals were decorated with rounded acanthus leaves.