Antique Print-BARREL VAULT-RATIO-MEASURE-DESCENT-Pl. 49-Vignola-1755

Price: € 23,50

Subject: Original architecture print, number 49, titled: 'Decente de Cave Rachetant Berceau'. It shows: measurements, ratio and descent angles of the barrel vault.
Condition: Very good, given age. Some thumbing in the right margin. A small stain in the middle of the image. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Original etching/engraving on a vellin type handlaid paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 18 x 24 cm. The image size is ca. 15 x 22 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 7.1 x 9.4 inch. The image size is ca. 5.9 x 8.7 inch.
Part Number: 42025
Location: C267-42
Description: This print originates from Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola's 'Le Nouveau Vignole ou Regles des Cinq Ordres d'Architecture' (Paris: Chereau, 1755). This work was originally published in 1562.

Artists and Engravers: According to the title page, the engravings in this edition were designed and engraved by Babel. Pierre-Edme Babel (1720-1775) was a French engraver. He designed pieces for the Palace of Versailles.