Architecture, Ancient World, Italy, Tuscany, Antique Pillars
"Portique Toscan avec Piedestal"
Copper etching by Charpentier
After drawing by Babel
Published in "Traite elementary pratique d'architecture ou Ãttude des cinq ordres"
- Regula delle cinque ordini d'architettura
By Barozzi da Vignola (1507-1573
Original Italian edition was printed in 1562. Our prints are fro the French edition. Paris, 1767
The French edition of this classic architecture work is playfully adorned in baroque style.
In the center: A Tuscan family at dinner. The garlanded title cartouche adorned with putti with attributes of garden and architecture
Original antique print
Minor traces of age and handling. Wide margins.
Measurements within plate marks:
35,5 x 21,5 cm (ca. 14 x 8")