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Ville Arles (Bouches-du-Rhône, 13)
Subject(s) Theatre
  Elevation of a bay of the northern arcade
Author(s) Sautereau, Jean
  Architect, active in Arles in the mid 17th century
Resource type Drawing (pen and ink)
Date c. 1650
Inscription p align="justify">« lo dit arco du circo du templo de diana voysin Monsur[e] de Louchon Aarle » / « toutto la largeur de larco » / « palme Roumens » / « longeur du pillastre » Indications of measures

References Arles, Museon Arlaten, Portefeuille Natoire, ms. 31, f. 11

Constans 1921, pp. 278-297 ; Benôit 1937, pp. 66-70 ; Le goût de l'antique 1990, p. 79 ; Gros 1996, pp. 292-293 ; Lemerle 2005, pp. 89-90 ; Rothé/Heijmans 2008, pp. 287-301


At the top is a fragment of the page with the inscription of the Rhone arch, corresponding to folio 11v°. The theatre was not identified as such until the second half of the 17th century

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