Chiswick House, London: the entrance front dominated by a portico with six evenly spaced Corinthian columns

RIBApix ref no RIBA26548
Architect/DesignerBurlington, Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of (1694-1753)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1729
Image Date1966
Library ReferenceESP/LON/860 (ES11491)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington and 4th Earl of Cork, refronted the existing Chiswick House and designed and built the adjoining villa to display his art collection and entertain friends in 1727-1729. He was inspired on his grand tour by Palladio's Villa Rotunda.

Subject tags

country houses, stairs, villas, porticos, colonnades, pediments