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Illustration showing three male caryatids supporting an entablature

RIBA17700
Vitruvius (c. 84 BC-c. 14 BC)
SOURCE: Fra Giovanni Giocondo. M. Vitruvio, De Architectura libri decem additis (Venice, 1511), Book 1, p. 2 verso (detail) NOTES: Vitruvius's original treatise 'De architectura' was written during the first century BC. This 1511 edition was edited and augmented by Fra Giovanni Giocondo and was the first illustrated version of the treatise.

Illustration showing three female caryatids supporting an entablature

RIBA17701
Vitruvius (c. 84 BC-c. 14 BC)
SOURCE: Fra Giovanni Giocondo. M. Vitruvio, De Architectura libri decem additis (Venice, 1511), Book 1, p. 2 recto (detail) NOTES: Vitruvius's original treatise 'De architectura' was written during the first century BC. This 1511 edition was edited and augmented by Fra Giovanni Giocondo and was the first illustrated version of the treatise.

Illustration showing caryatids supporting an entablature and columns with caryatid heads as capitals

RIBA17703
SOURCE: Vitruvius. De Architectura (Como, 1521), ed. Cesare Cesariano, Liber primus, p. VI NOTES: This 1521 edition of Cesare Cesariano's translation and commentary on Vitruvius's treatise entitled 'De Architectura' (Ten Books on Architecture) is the first edition of the treatise not in Latin. Vitruvius's original, unillustrated treatise was written during the first century BC. The woodcut illustrations in this edition, most probably drawn by Cesariano, are largely based on the cuts in the 1511 edition of Vitruvius edited by Giovanni Giocondo.

Design for Birmingham University: stone frieze for the front entrance of the Aston Webb Building, featuring carved depictions of historical figures from the worlds of the arts and sciences

RIBA20226
Bell, Edward Ingress (1837-1914)
NOTES: The frieze was eventually carved in situ from Darley Dale stone by Henry Pegram in 1907, although fewer figures feature in the final carving than can be seen in this design.

Designs for interior decoration related to the second scheme for rebuilding Gopsall Hall, Gopsall, Leicestershire: a panel or wall painting design

RIBA20344
NOTES: The design depicts Hercules carrying a rock towards a stable and is by an unidentified 18th century English draughtsman.

Designs for a detatched cottage: elevations and plans with a sketch of a female nude

RIBA20420
Curtis, Hubert Victor Cowley (1892-1978)
NOTES: This drawing was possibly executed by Curtis while he was a student.

Designs for a chalet: elevations and plans with sketched male and female heads

RIBA20421
Curtis, Hubert Victor Cowley (1892-1978)
NOTES: This drawing was possibly executed by Curtis while he was a student.

Sketch after Titian's altarpiece painting entitled The Martydom of St Peter, a Dominican Monk, originally from the Church of SS. Giovanni e Paolo, Venice

RIBA20764
NOTES: Alfred George Stevens travelled to Italy in 1834 where he spent nine years studying the frescoes and paintings of the Old Masters. In the early 1840s, after attending a design course at the Florentine Academy, he returned to London.

Sketch possibly depicting the Virgin Mary, after an Italian painting

RIBA20785
NOTES: Alfred George Stevens travelled to Italy in 1834 where he spent nine years studying the frescoes and paintings of the Old Masters. In the early 1840s, after attending a design course at the Florentine Academy, he returned to London.
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