Burlington, Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of (1694-1753)
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.
SOURCE: Andrea Palladio. I Quattro libri dell' architettura (Venice, 1601), book II, p. 47 NOTES: This third edition of Palladio's 'Quattro libri' contains the same woodcut illustrations as the publication's first edition in 1570. The handwritten annotations are thought to have been made by the Irish architect Sir Edward Lovett Pearce.