Villa Piccolomini (also known as the Villa Lancellotti): elevation of the gardens showing the teatro delle aque ('water theatre')

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RIBApix ref no RIBA32360
Artist/PhotographerShepherd & Jellicoe
CountryItaly
CityFrascati
Subject Date1582
Image Date1925
ViewExterior
StyleRenaissance
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePB219/5(1)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This original drawing was one of a number produced for the publication 'Italian Gardens of the Renaissance' by John Chiene Shepherd and Geoffrey Alan Jellicoe (London, 1925). The gardens of the Villa Lancellotti Piccolomini later became a public park known as the 'Ombrellino'.

Subject tags

Gardens, garden buildings, water features, villas, fountains