Villa Torlonia, Frascati: elevation and section of the teatro delle aque ('water theatre') showing the cascade, fountains and niches

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RIBApix ref no RIBA32352
Architect/DesignerMaderno, Carlo (1556-1629)
Artist/PhotographerShepherd & Jellicoe
CountryItaly
CityFrascati
Subject Date1620
Image Date1925
ViewExterior
StyleBaroque
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePB219/14(2)
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 teatro delle acque ('water theatre') at Villa Torlonia was designed by Carlo Maderno.

Subject tags

Gardens, garden buildings, water features, villas, fountains