Part elevation of a Vitruvian theatre
|Artist/Photographer||Palladio, Andrea (1508-1580)|
|Library Reference||EW E.d.384|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Subject||Arches ; Orders of architecture ; Amphitheatres ; Theatres|
SOURCE: Daniele Barbaro. I Dieci libri dell' architettura di M. Vitruvio / tradutti et commentati da Monsignor Barbaro (Venice, 1556), p. 152 NOTES: This 1556 edition of Daniele Barbaro's translation and commentary on Vitruvius's treatise entitled 'De Architectura' (Ten Books on Architecture) was prepared with the assistance of Andrea Palladio. The woodcut illustrations have been attributed to Andrea Palladio, Giuseppe Salviati and Giovanni Rusconi. This plate relates to a drawing by Palladio numbered X/4R in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection. Vitruvius's original treatise was written during the first century BC.
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