Hans Vredeman de Vries, Perspective, part I: plate 50 (spiral staircases with sight lines and vanishing points marked, in outline and with detail and shading)

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RIBApix ref no RIBA99473
CountryUK: England
Image Date1614
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceEW E.e.544
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Hans Vredeman de Vries. Perspective (Leiden, 1604), part I, pl. 50 bound before pl. 35. This plate comes from Samuel Marolois, Opera mathematica (1614), part III NOTES: Parts III and IV of the Marolois Opera mathematica reproduced Vredeman de Vries's Perspective 'augmented and corrected in several places' by Marolois.

Subject tags

spiral stairs, drawing techniques