Sebastiano Serlio - Portico to Venetian Villa in the Doric style, Italy - Quarto leaf with hand coloured woodcuts - 1584

Description
Sebastiano Serlio - Portico to Venetian Villa in the Doric style, Italy - Quarto leaf with hand coloured woodcuts - 1584
Architecture, Art - Quantity: 1 - other extra - see description - Single sheet

23.8 x 16.8 cm.

400+ year woodcut sheet with recent hand colour.

Printed 1584.

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").

Some red pencil marking to verso and light red hue to recto.

Lot details
Object
Single sheet
Number of Books
1
Subject
Architecture, Art
Author/ Illustrator
Sebastiano Serlio
Book Title
Portico to Venetian Villa in the Doric style, Italy - Quarto leaf with hand coloured woodcuts
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1584
Edition
1st Edition Thus
Language
Italian
Original language
Yes
Extras
other extra - see description
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