Temple of Venus Genetrix, Rome: part elevation and section of the entrance facade and portico with details and sections of mouldings

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RIBApix ref no RIBA38246
Artist/PhotographerPalladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
Subject Date-46
Image Date1570
Library ReferenceEW E.f.409
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Andrea Palladio. I Quattro libri dell'architettura (Venice, 1570), book IV, ch. XXXI, p. 130 NOTES: This plate relates to the original Palladio drawing numbered XI/20R in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection. In the book's text, the Temple of Venus Genetrix is erroneously referred to as the Temple of Neptune.

Subject tags

capitals, columns, porticos, temples, statues, orders of architecture, pediments