Three views of an Ionic capital and its entablature


  • Title

    Three views of an Ionic capital and its entablature

  • Artist/maker

    Giovanni Battista Montano (c. 1534 - 1621)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1600 - 1620
  • Material and technique

    pen and brown ink with brown wash over possibly graphite and blind stylus indications on laid paper, the image surrounded by three gilt borders

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    sheet 35.1 x 23.8 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

Fairbairn, Lynda, Italian Renaissance drawings from the collection of Sir John Soane's Museum, 2, 2 (Azimuth Editions, 1998), 584, under cat. 916

Parker, Karl Theodore, Catalogue of the Collection of Drawings in the Ashmolean Museum, II, Italian Schools (Oxford, 1956), 386

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