Histoire de l'art par les monuments...


View of the interior of a court of the palace of Diocletian at Spalatro. Third century

This view, already shown in plate ii, is here repeated on a larger scale, to exhibit more clearly the signs of the decline of art, such as columns supporting arches instead of architraves, an interrupted entablature, and an entablature taking the circular form of an arch.




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