Regola delli cinque ordini d'architettura (Rules for the Five Orders of Architecture)
Illustrated by Jacopo (Giacomo) Barozzi da Vignola (Italian, 1507–1573)
Place of Publication: Rome, Italy
Fowler 351; Berlin 2578; Mortimer, Italian, 539 (1596 ed.); [facsimile edition with bibliography, edited by E. Bassi and P. Marini] (Milan: 1985)
Overall: 42.2 x 27 x 1 cm (16 5/8 x 10 5/8 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with engraved title page and 31 engraved plates
Not On View
(Rome: for the author, 1563) Folio; 32 leaves; modern limp vellum, green silk ties, tan cloth box.
Illustrations of sections and elevations of the five classical architectural orders; author’s portrait on title page.
Rome: for the author, 1563
Samuel and Dorothy Glaser, Boston, by whom given to the MFA, December 19, 1979.
Gift of Samuel and Dorothy Glaser