Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Archivision Base to Module 13
Preferred Title:
Le fabbriche e i disegni di Andrea Palladio
Alternate Title:
Le fabbriche e i disegni di Andrea Palladio / raccolti ed illustrati da Ottavio Bertotti Scamozzi, opera divisa in quattro tomi con tavole in rame, rappresentanti le piante, i prospetti, e gli spaccata.
Image View:
Palazzo della Ragione; cropped elevation, far right side (plate XVIX)
Creator:
after Andrea Palladio (Italian architect, 1508-1580); Ottavio Bertotti-Scamozzi (Italian author and draftsman, 1719-1790)
Location:
publication: Vicenza, Veneto, Italy
Location Note:
Publisher; Giovanni Rossi
Date:
1796 (publication)
Cultural Context:
Italian
Work Type 1:
book
Classification:
architectural drawings
Material:
ink on paper
Technique:
engraving (printing process); offset printing
Subjects:
architectural exteriors; architectural drawings; Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580; architectural drawings; Palladio, Andrea, 1508-1580; drawing; elevation
Description:
[Physical descrip: 4 v. : ill., plans; 24 cm. Edition source: University of Toronto Libraries] In 1776 Bertotti Scamozzi published the first volume of Le fabbriche e i disegni di Andrea Palladio raccolti e illustrati. The idea of producing a luxurious edition of Palladio's works for an international, especially English, market began in 1770, when Pietro Edwards first discussed it with Bertotti Scamozzi, the scholar Antonio Locatelli and probably also the collector and patron John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute. The aim of the project was to clarify Palladio's ideas for his admirers and imitators, to solve problems of attribution and reconstruction of incomplete or destroyed works, and to resolve the question of the difference between Palladio's completed buildings and those shown in the plates of his treatise I quattro libri. Bertotti Scamozzi erroneously viewed the drawings in I quattro libri as plans representing Palladio's original wishes. He therefore undertook a philological analysis aiming to restore the 'old
Collection:
Archivision Addition Module Two
Identifier:
1A1-PA-PR-D-A7
Rights:
© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.

Le fabbriche e i disegni di Andrea Palladio