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Chiswick House, London: detail of the grand staircase to the entrance portico by night

RIBA Ref No RIBA49615
Architect/DesignerBurlington, Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of (1694-1753)
Artist/Photographerde Mare, Eric (1910-2002)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1729
Image Date1958
ViewExterior
StylePalladian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 801 Chiswick
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectStairs ; Eric de Maré: Exploring Eye ; Country houses ; Decorative stonework ; Shadows ; Statues ; Villas
NOTES: Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington and 4th Earl of Cork, refronted the existing Chiswick House and designed and built the adjoining villa to display his art collection and entertain friends in 1727-1729. He was inspired on his grand tour by Palladio's Villa Capra 'La Rotonda' near Vicenza.
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