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Palladio, Andrea, 1508–1580

Selections from Palladio's I Quattro libri dell'architettura.

England?, second half of the 15th century.
Physical Description:
1 volume ; 21 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
In Process NA2515 .P25 1651+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Archives & Manuscripts
Bound in contemporary (?) leather.
Manuscript translation into English of selections from Palladio's I Quattro Libri dell'Architettura. Includes: Book I, chapters XIV-XVIII, on the orders; XXI-XXIV on loggias, halls, entries, etc.; floors and ceilings; heights of rooms; vaults; XXVI on the ornament of doors and windows; XXVIII on staircases. Includes 28 drawings and 3 diagrams, in pen and black ink and gray wash.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Composition, proportions, etc. -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Details -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Early works to 1800.
Architecture -- Orders -- Early works to 1800.
Rome -- Antiquities -- Early works to 1800.
Temples -- Italy -- Early works to 1800.
Ink drawings.
Architectural drawings (visual works)

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