Greece, Franciscan Convent Athens, incorporating the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates (334 BC)



This is a Digital Image not an actual print
Built in to the south-east corner of the convent is the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates. This circular building commemorates a musical performance of 334 BC. In 1821 the convent was burned during the Ottoman occupation of Athens, and subsequently demolished, leaving the monument free-standing.
Drawn by Clarkson Stanfield after a sketch by William Page (1794-1872) c1819 and engraved by E. Finden for ‘Finden’s Landscape and Portrait Illustrations to the Life and Works of Lord Byron’, published by John Murray, London 1833.

Steel engraving
Original image size 121x 78 mm
Digital image size 2893 x 1848 px
24.5 cm x 15.6 cm (300 dpi)