Six capitals of the Corinthian and Composite orders


  • Title

    Six capitals of the Corinthian and Composite orders

  • Artist/maker

  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1490 - 1510
  • Material and technique

    pen and brown ink with grey wash over indications in blind stylus on three pieces of laid paper joined together

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 29.2 x 23.2 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Purchased, 1942.

  • Museum location

    Western Art Print Room

  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Waters, Michael, ‘A Renaissance without Order: Ornament, Single-sheet Engravings, and the Mutability of Architectural Prints’, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 4, (2012), 498

Lanzarini, Orietta, Martinis, Roberta, "Questo libro fu di Andrea Palladio". Il codice Destailleur B dell'Hermitage (Roma:"L'Erma" di Bretschneider, 2015), 152, 100r, 157, 107r

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