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Plate 45 from <em>Parallel de l'Architecture avec la Moderne</em>

Plate 45 from Parallel de l'Architecture avec la Moderne by Roland Fréart (Paris 1766) View Interactive Version ]

Jefferson's copy of this book, now at the Library of Congress, has the following written in his hand at top in pencil:

"Bedrooms"

The plate is of the Tuscan order as presented by Andrea Palladio and Vincenzo Scamozzi. Jefferson chose Palladio's version which is based on the Arena at Verona.


AuthorRoland Fréart de Chambray
Date1766
Document RepositoryLibrary of Congress
Repository's IDLccn: 12003580; Call No.: Sowerby 4216 Jefferson Coll
Repository's Document TitleParallele de l'architecture antique avec la moderne, suivant les dix principaux auteurs qui ont écrit des cinq ordres.
Document Dimensionsxx, 139 p., [1], 63 p. of plates : ill. (engravings), port. ; 23 cm. (8vo)

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