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Regola delli cinque ordini d'architettura (Rules for the Five Architectural Orders)

Illustrated by Jacopo (Giacomo) Barozzi da Vignola (Italian, 1507–1573), Publisher Giovanni Orlandi (Italian, active 1590–1640)

Place of Publication: Rome, Italy

Catalogue Raisonné

Guilmard, p. 288, no. 22


Overall: 42.3 x 27.5 x 3 cm (16 5/8 x 10 13/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with engraved title and 43 engravings

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Rome: Giovanni Orlandi, 1602) Folio; 44 leaves; nineteenth-century gilt-stamped half brown calf, spotted paper boards.

Diagrams, sections, and renderings of the five classical orders, and elevations of archways and entrances; Portrait of author on title page.

BOUND with Sirigatti, 1596 (54.1427.1).

Rome: Giovanni Orlandi, 1602


Old shelf marks on title of Sirigatti; Lucien Goldschmidt, New York, from whom purchased by MFA, December 9, 1954.

Credit Line

Francis Jay Underhill Fund