Title page to Book I of Sebastiano Serlio's 'Di Architettura' featuring strapwork ornament and the depiction of drawing instruments

RIBApix ref no RIBA38312
Subject Date1551
Image Date1551
StyleRenaissance
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceEW E.e.459
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Sebastiano Serlio. Il Primo libro d'architettura (Di Architettura, book I) (Venice, 1551), title page NOTES: This 1551 publication formed the first collected edition of all five of Serlio's books on architecture, which had previously appeared as first editions between 1537 and 1547.

Subject tags

ornament, book design, drawing instruments, tools, drawing techniques