Arcadian Academy (Accademia dell'Arcadia), Rome: plan and section of the building and terraced gardens

RIBApix ref no RIBA32438
Architect/DesignerDe Sanctis, Francesco (c. 1693-1731)
Artist/PhotographerShepherd & Jellicoe
CountryItaly
CityRome
Subject Date1700
Image Date1925
ViewPlan
StyleRenaissance
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePB218/5
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This original drawing was one of a number produced for the publication 'Italian Gardens of the Renaissance' by John Chiene Shepherd and Geoffrey Alan Jellicoe (London, 1925). The Accademia dell'Arcadia was a scholarly society founded in 1690 for the study and furtherance of philosophy, literature and 'good taste'.

Subject tags

Gardens, garden buildings, societies' buildings, villas, clubs, educational buildings