A New Book of Architecture, Wherein is represented fourty figures of gates and arches triumphant, composed of different inventions, according to the five orders of columnes. Viz. the Tuscane, Dorick, Ionick, Corinthian and Compositeconcerned in eminent building.
Alexandre Francine (French (born Italy), died 1648)
J. Darby (London)
Robert Pricke (British, ca. 1642–1708)
15 3/8 × 11 15/16 × 7/8 in. (39 × 30.4 × 2.3 cm)
Books, Ornament & Architecture
Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1934
Not on view
By Alexander Francine, Florentine, engineer in ordinary to the French King: with a description of each figure. Set forth by Robert Pricke, for the use and benefit of all ingenious workmen that are concerned in eminent building
BAL II .1124; Guilmard 312; Halwas. 3. 27; Harris 1990. 229; Jessen, 1408 (1631); Wing F2056
Eileen Harris British Architectural Books and Writers. 1990, cat. no. 229.
Artist: Perino del Vaga (Pietro Buonaccorsi) (Italian, Florence 1501–1547 Rome)Date: ca. 1532–35Medium: Pen and dark brown ink with brown and gray wash, highlighted with white gouacheAccession: 2011.36On view in:Not on view