title: Archisesto per formar con facilità li cinque ordini d’architettura author: Revesi Bruti, Ottavio date, place: 1627, Vicenza digital copies I chose these pages because I think it’s varied. Here the author has drawn his tools once in 3D and once in 2D perspective. He used these tools (ruler, circle) to create his drawings for…
I choose the first page because it consists two different materials, paper and threads, giving this page a special character. When man cover the knot on the left side with hand, the threads on the right side seems just like usual colourful lines drawn on the paper. But they are actually threads going through the…
Very fancy images and nice layouts
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Author: Gio Francesco Baroncelli Published: 1666
I have chosen these two pages because they show very detailed and beautiful drawings of the Doric column and present its structure and function. The book can be closed by making loops with the strings on the side.
The cover is very old and vulnerable, it is brown and the pages have already yellowed a little. I like how all of the pages have over time aligned perfectly with all the other ones. I chose the drawings of the instruments because I liked thinking about the fact that when we speak about building…
I chose the picture of the square at the palace because it is nowadays probably the most photographed site at that palace, and I found the section (Schnitt) very interesting, how it used to be done. The book had a hard cover to protect the pages from ageing over time.