Fragment of a carved column (or pilaster) and capital, featuring relief decoration incorporating vine leaves
|Artist/Photographer||Stevens, Alfred George (1817-1875)|
|Subject||Ornament ; Columns ; Decorative stonework ; Capitals|
NOTES: This drawing is one of a number of sketches of Italian paintings, sculpture, Medieval and Renaissance costume and miscellaneous tracings by Godwin from an album containing items relating to architecture and ornament. Alfred George Stevens travelled to Italy in 1834 where he spent nine years studying the frescoes and paintings of the Old Masters. In the early 1840s, after attending a design course at the Florentine Academy, he returned to London.
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