Elevation and plan of the Temple of Clitumnus, Spoleto

Elevation and plan of the Temple of Clitumnus, Spoleto

Elevation and plan of the Temple of Clitumnus, Spoleto
John Soane (1753-1837)
Britain
About 1779
Ink and wash on laid paper
Width 41.5 cm x height 42.4 cm
Museum no. 3436.187

Soane drew this building while touring Italy. It was admired particularly in his guidebook written by Lady Anna Miller. He wrote offering her the drawing and subsequent correspondence revealed that his hope was to construct a facsimile of the temple in her garden.