Elevation and part section of a Monopteros temple

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RIBApix ref no RIBA38276
Artist/PhotographerPalladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
Image Date1556
ViewExterior
StyleClassical
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceEW E.d.384
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Daniele Barbaro. I Dieci libri dell' architettura di M. Vitruvio / tradutti et commentati da Monsignor Barbaro (Venice, 1556), p. 125 NOTES: This 1556 edition of Daniele Barbaro's translation and commentary on Vitruvius's treatise entitled 'De Architectura' (Ten Books on Architecture) was prepared with the assistance of Andrea Palladio. The woodcut illustrations have been attributed to Andrea Palladio, Giuseppe Salviati and Giovanni Rusconi. This plate (which features a fold-out paper flap) relates to a drawing by Palladio numbered X4/V in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection. Vitruvius's original treatise was written during the first century BC.

Subject tags

round buildings, stairs, domes, capitals, columns, temples, orders of architecture