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Der neue Vignola, oder Elementar-Buch der Baukunst

Illustrated by J. R. Lucotte (French, active 1760–1784), Engraved by Champion (French (?), active late 18th century), Author Jacopo (Giacomo) Barozzi da Vignola (Italian, 1507–1573), Publisher C. F. E. Richter (German, 19th century)

Place of Publication: Leipzig, Germany


Overall: 35.1 x 23.7 x 2 cm (13 13/16 x 9 5/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with etching and engravings, some hand-colored

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Leipzig: by the author and C. F. E. Richter, 1804) Folio; eng. title, iv, 40 pp. [1 f.], eng. title, iv, 36 pp. [1 f.], pls. II-XXXVI, [3 ff.] 5 pls.; original publisher’s half blue paper, cardboard covers with original engraved title plate on upper cover.

Diagrams and sections of architectural orders.

Leipzig: by the author and C. F. E. Richter, 1804


Inscribed inside upper cover "Teohn. Th. 448"; unidentified cancelled library stamp title verso; Theodor Ackermann, Munich, from whom purchased by MFA, March 14, 1973.

Credit Line

Charles Amos Cummings Fund