Sebastiano Serlio - 5 x Quarto leaves with hand coloured woodcuts - Roman Villas, Temples and Palazzi, Roma, Italy - 1584 [1614] - 1615

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Sebastiano Serlio - 5 x Quarto leaves with hand coloured woodcuts - Roman Villas, Temples and Palazzi, Roma, Italy - 1584 [1614] - 1615
Architecture, Art - Quantity: 5 - Single sheet

23.8 x 16.8 cm.

Lot of 5 - 400+ year woodcut leaves with recent hand colour.

Woodcut of 1584 (this edition 1615).

Sebastiano Serlio (6 September 1475 – c. 1554) was an Italian Mannerist architect, who was part of the Italian team building the Palace of Fontainebleau. Serlio helped canonize the classical orders of architecture in his influential treatise variously known as I sette libri dell'architettura ("Seven Books of Architecture") or Tutte l'opere d'architettura et prospetiva ("All the works on architecture and perspective").

Minor marginal marks.

Lot details
Object
Single sheet
Number of Books
5
Subject
Architecture, Art
Author/ Illustrator
Sebastiano Serlio - 5 x Quarto leaves with hand coloured woodcuts
Book Title
Roman Villas, Temples and Palazzi, Roma, Italy - 1584 [1614]
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1615
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Language
Italian
Original language
Yes
Number of pages
5
Dimensions
23.8×16.8 cm
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