|Country of Location:||
Country of LocationSwitzerland
|Library / Collection:||
Library / CollectionEisenbibliothek
Manuscript TitleL’architettura pratica
CaptionPaper · 1 + 127 + 1 ff. · 28.5 x 20.5 cm · Italy · before 1828
Manuscript SummaryThis manuscript by the Italian architect and town planner Guiseppe Valadier (1762-1839) vividly illustrates various aspects of architecture and technology. The manuscript contains 127 panels of pen and ink drawings in vivid colors that were created before 1828 (Tav. CI to Tav. CCXXXV, many panels are missing). Partly the panels are grouped thematically by material (e.g., wood (fol. 1r-8r), iron (fol. 9r-24r), copper (fol. 25r-31r), bronze (fol. 32r-58r)), partly by construction themes (e.g., construction of walls fol. 103r-117r). These drawings served as models for part of the total of about 320 panels presented in the two volumes of panels of Valadier’s work „L’architettura pratica dettata nella scuola e cattedra dell’insigne Accademia di San Luca“, printed in Rome in 1828-33 and based on lectures he had given at the Accademia di San Luca in Rome. The numbering of the panels in the manuscript corresponds to that in the printed work. — The manuscript was purchased in Italy in 1956.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier):||
DOI (Digital Object Identifier10.5076/e-codices-ebs-0014 (http://dx.doi.org/10.5076/e-codices-ebs-0014)
|IIIF Manifest URL:||
IIIF Manifest URLhttp://e-codices.ch/metadata/iiif/ebs-0014/manifest.json
|How to quote:||
How to quoteSchlatt, Eisenbibliothek, Mss 14: L’architettura pratica (http://e-codices.ch/en/list/one/ebs/0014).
DecorationOther, Full Page, Tinted Drawing
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