Conjectural reconstruction of the Temple of Fortune, Palestrina (Praeneste)

RIBApix ref no RIBA31885
Artist/PhotographerPalladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
CountryItaly
CityPalestrina
Subject Date-82
Image Date1560
ViewInterior
StyleRoman
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSA77/IX/3
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This drawing is numbered IX/3 in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection. It is a longitudinal section of the Temple of Fortuna Primigenia built in 82 BC as a series of terraces, exederas and porticos extending down the hillside of the ancient town of Praeneste (now Palestrina).

Subject tags

archaeological sites, temples, terraces