Collecting Palladio

Drawings around the world

Palazzo Barbaran

Andrea Palladio
Copyright: RIBA Library Drawings Collection

There are no drawings by Palladio known to be in private hands. All are in institutions or in the case of those at Chatsworth, belong to a charitable trust. Only the small group of drawings at San Petronio, Bologna, remain in the building to which they relate.

Vicenza, Museo Civico

Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, 39, 36100 Vicenza, Italy

The small collection of about 20 drawings at the Museo Civico will shortly be placed on extended loan to the Centro Internzionale di Studi di Architettura Andrea Palladio, Contra Porti 11, I-36100 Vicenza, Italy

Budapest Museum of Fine Arts

1146 -  Budapest  Dózsa György út 41, Hungary

The Budapest Museum of Fine Arts owns one drawing by Palladio.

Cornell University

Ithaca, NY  14850 – 2488, USA

Cornell Univeristy owns one drawing by Palladio.

San Petronio, Bologna, Italy

The Basilica Library contains a few drawings for Palladio's scheme for reconstructing the west front of the Basilica.

National Museum

Box 16,176, 10324 Stockholm, Sweden

The National Museum of Sweden in Stockholm owns one drawing by Palladio.