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Nicholas Revett was a Suffolk gentleman and amateur architect and artist.

He is best known for his famous work with James Stuart (1713-1788)
James Stuart (1713-1788)
James "Athenian" Stuart was an English archaeologist, architect and artist best known for his central role in pioneering Neoclassicism.-Early life:...

 documenting the ruins of ancient Athens
Athens
Athens , is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world's oldest cities, as its recorded history spans around 3,400 years. Classical Athens was a powerful city-state...

. Its illustrations compose 5 folio volumes and include 368 etched and engraved plates, plans and maps drawn at scale. They were the first of their kind in studies of ancient Greece.

Works

  • with James Stuart
    James Stuart (1713-1788)
    James "Athenian" Stuart was an English archaeologist, architect and artist best known for his central role in pioneering Neoclassicism.-Early life:...

    The Antiquities of Athens (1762).
  • Richard Chandler, Nicholas Revett Travels in Asia Minor and Greece

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