Frontispiece to G. Leoni's translated edition of Andrea Palladio's Four Books of Architecture, showing allegorical figures surrounding a portrait bust of Palladio himself

RIBApix ref no RIBA36275
Architect/DesignerPalladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
Artist/PhotographerRicci, Sebastiano (1659-1734)
Subject Date1715
Image Date1715
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceEW E.d.267/1
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Andrea Palladio. The Architecture of Andrea Palladio in Four Books (London, 1715), ed. Giacomo Leoni, frontispiece NOTES: This English edition of Palladio's I Quattro libri dell'architettura contains plates copied from the first Italian edition, published in 1570 and includes additional 'notes and observations' by Inigo Jones.

Subject tags

architects, book design, human figure