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Architectural drawings : manuscript, [17--].

Author: Antonio Visentini; Alfred Beit; William Chambers; Richard Blackett Beaumont
Edition/Format:   Manuscript : Original artwork   Visual material   Archival Material : Italian

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Genre/Form: Architectural drawings
Named Person: Michele Sanmicheli; Guglielmo Bergamasco; G M Falconetto; Iacopo Sansovino; Alessandro Vittoria; Andrea Palladio; Baldassare Longhena; G M Falconetto; Baldassare Longhena; Andrea Palladio; Michele Sanmicheli; Iacopo Sansovino; Alessandro Vittoria
Material Type: Manuscript, Original artwork
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Antonio Visentini; Alfred Beit; William Chambers; Richard Blackett Beaumont
OCLC Number: 612739832
Notes: For the attributions to Visentini and Chambers see the curatorial file. The file also contains a typescript transcript of the captions, removed from the volume.
The 50 drawings on ff. 1-61 are on the rectos only, except for ff. 11v-12r, 15v-16r, 17v-18r, 21v-22r, 25v-26r, 29v-30r, 31v-32r, 35v-36r, 39v-40r, 41v-42r, 45v-46r, which are 2-page spreads. Captions in Italian identify the buildings and their architects. The architects are: Guglielmo Bergamasco, G.M. Falconetto, Iacopo Sansovino, Alessandro Vittoria, Andrea Palladio, Michele Sanmichele, and Baldassare Longhena.
The 5 drawings on ff. 63r, 64r, 65r, 66r, 66v, are captioned in English.
Bound in full red morocco, gilt, with diamond-shaped ornament in the center of each board.
Description: 66 leaves, bound ; 53 cm
Contents: 50 drawings by Visentini of elevations and sections of Italian buildings, done in pen and ink and gray wash (ff. 1-61) --
5 drawings by Sir William Chambers of elevations and sections of a "temple" in pen and ink and gray and brown wash (ff. 63-66).


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