Entablature and capital from the Temple of Castor and Pollux in the Roman Forum, Rome, published by Antoine Desgodets in 1682 his famous book: 'Les Édifices antiques de Rome'

Entablature and capital from the Temple of Castor and Pollux in the Roman Forum, Rome, published by Antoine Desgodets in 1682 his famous book: 'Les Édifices antiques de Rome'

Graphic History of Architecture by John Mansbridge

Graphic History of Architecture by John Mansbridge. "Pillars and wall cornings were prime structural elements which were given amazing ornamentation. It sets the tone and mood before entering a building" Más

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A decorated column drawing in incredible detail - notice how line hatching becomes more condense and therefore darker as the surface turns away from the light.

The 5 classical orders of architecture as shown in Vincenzo Scamozzi's 'L'Idea della Archittetura Universale from 1615. From left to right : 1) The Composite or Roman Corithian order, the most delicate of all types deemed suitable by the Renaissance architects for churches dedicated to female saints. It is called composite because of the combination of Corinthian and Ionic elements. 2) The Corinthian order with its elaborated capitals the most ornate of the classical/Greek orders and…

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The Prints Collector :: Antique Print-FIVE ORDERS-TUSCAN-IONIC-DORIC-CORINTHIAN-Pl. 2-Vignola-1755

The Prints Collector :: Antique Print-FIVE ORDERS-TUSCAN-IONIC-DORIC-CORINTHIAN-Pl. 2-Vignola-1755

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