Ruins of Athens, Tower of the winds

Edward Rooker, 18th century, Europe

Edward Rooker (1724 – 1774) printmaker,
Ruins of Athens, Tower of the winds – Temple of Corinth
engraving – 1785 (2nd state of the plate)
35th engraving between pp. 12 & 13 of the 2nd
volume (6th edition) of the book A New System of
Geography, Or a General Description of the World… by Daniel
Fenning, G.&T. Wilkie publishers, London, 1785
Image: 18 cm x 25.2 cm
Sheet: 22.5 cm x 35 cm
English school
No 494 – Αcquisition 2008

  • Edward Rooker
  • 18th century
  • 18th Century