Contents page of G. Giocondo's edition of Vitruvius's De Architectura

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RIBApix ref no RIBA36281
Architect/DesignerVitruvius (c. 84 BC-c. 14 BC)
Subject Date1511
Image Date1511
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceEW E.f.584
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Fra Giovanni Giocondo. M. Vitruvio, De architectura libri decem additis (Venice, 1511), contents page NOTES: Vitruvius's original treatise 'De Architectura' was written during the first century BC. This 1511 edition was edited and augmented by Fra Giovanni Giocondo and was the first illustrated version of the treatise.

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