For his final example of applied linear , Turner presented a view of Pulteney Bridge in Bath, built by Robert Adam in the 1770s. He said this building was ‘not selected for the beauty of its architecture, but from its possessing the principles of the square and circle, and having columns and entablature in projecting colonnades’. He explained that once students understood the basic rules of perspective they could place ‘any building in perspective whatever as to , size, , order or arrangement’.
Gallery label, August 2004
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