Chiswick House, London: the entrance front

RIBApix ref no RIBA3431-58
Architect/DesignerBurlington, Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of (1694-1753)
Artist/PhotographerCox, Bernard Hugh (1907?-1986)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1729
Image Date1960
Medium35mm Transparency
Library ReferenceGB 995
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit Bernard Cox / 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 Capra 'La Rotonda' near Vicenza.

Subject tags

entrances, country houses, stairs, domes, villas, symmetry, columns