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Designs for six capitals incorporating foliate, scrolled and other decorative motifs including human figures, ram's heads and Grotesque ornament

RIBA Ref No RIBA29016
Architect/DesignerMontano, Giovanni Battista (1534-1621)
Webb, John (1611-1672)
Artist/PhotographerWebb, John (1611-1672)
CountryItaly
Subject Date1650
Image Date1650
ViewExterior
StylePalladian
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSD149/JoI&WeJ[209]
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoColour
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectDecorative stonework ; Capitals ; Ornament
NOTES: Part of the Burlington Devonshire Collection. These capitals are based upon, but not copied from, the many sheets of fanciful capitals attributed to Giovanni Battista Montano and others, some intended for Montano's 'Cinque libri di architettura' (which was later published in Rome in 1684).
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