Half elevation of an Ionic hexastyle portico

RIBApix ref no RIBA38265
Artist/PhotographerPalladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
Image Date1556
Library ReferenceEW E.d.384
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. 23 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 relates to drawings by Palladio numbered XI/9R and X1/10R in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection. Vitruvius's original treatise was written during the first century BC.

Subject tags

columns, porticos, temples, orders of architecture, pediments