Eight capitals of various orders and a basin


  • Title

    Eight capitals of various orders and a basin

  • Artist/maker

  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1490 - 1530
  • Material and technique

    pen and dark brown ink with grey wash on laid paper, on nine pieces of paper either joined or pasted in; the lower left drawing in pen and brown ink only, the sheet surrounded by a double red frame

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 43.2 x 26.5 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

Lanzarini, Orietta, ‘Le vie dell’antico sono infinite? : appunti sulle fonti archeologiche negli elementi’, Arte lombarda, Nuova Serie, 176/177, 1/2, (2016), 47

Leoncini, Luca, Il Codice detto del Mantegna. Codice Destailleur OZ 111 della Kunstbibliothek di Berlino (L'Erma di Bretscheneider. Rome, 1993), 110

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