SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Vedute di Roma (Rome, [1747?-1788]), pl. 112 NOTES: The so-called Hall of the Philosophers is now thought to have been a room where the emperor held audiences and met in council with court dignitaries.
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: Richard Elsam. The practical builder's perpetual price-book (London, 1825), frontispiece NOTES: The plate shows Elsam's design for a castellated villa prepared, in the year 1808, for Mr. Alderman John Claudius Beresford, of Dublin.