Basilica, Vicenza

RIBApix ref no RIBA31854
Architect/DesignerPalladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
Artist/PhotographerPalladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
CountryItaly
CityVicenza
Subject Date1559
Image Date1560
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSC146/PALL/XIII/8
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This drawing is numbered XIII/8 in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection. Palladio was commissioned to rebuild the loggias round the basilica in Vicenza in 1549. This drawing is an elevation and plan of the corner bay of the upper loggia. The upper loggia was not begun until 1564 and not completed until 1597. The entire building was finally completed in 1614.

Subject tags

cathedrals, religious buildings, colonnades