Example 35: Architectural drawing

Work Record
Class [controlled]: • prints and drawings • European art • architecture
*Work Type [link]: • preparatory drawing
*Title: Perspective Cutaway of the Pantheon, Viewed from the Northwest
*Creator Display: Giovanni Antonio Dosio (Italian, 1533-after 1609)
*Role [link]: draftsman [link]: Dosio, Giovanni Antonio
*Creation Date: 1565-1568   [controlled]: • Earliest: 1565 • Latest: 1568
*Subject [links]: • architecture • Pantheon (Rome)  • cutaway drawing • section
Culture [link]: Italian
*Current Location [link]: Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe, Gallerie degli Uffizi (Florence, Italy)  • ID: 2509A
*Measurements: 17.7 x 24.1 cm (6 7/8 x 9 1/2 inches)
[controlled]  Value: 17.7 Unit: cm Type: height |  • Value: 24.1 Unit: cm Type: width
*Materials and Techniques:  brown ink and brown wash over black chalk underdrawing on white laid paper, with squaring, for an engraving
Material [links]: • ink • wash • black chalk • laid paper Technique [links]: • squaring • underdrawing
Inscriptions: inscribed lower right: il panteon detto la ritonda
Description: Viewed from the northwest, showing the portico, the rotunda, and the intermediate block. A portion of the wall is cut away to reveal the interior. The drawing is based on a print by Antonio Lafréry and is a preparatory drawing for an engraving published by G. B. Cavalieri.
Description Source: Roma antica e i disegni di architettura agli Uffizi:Giovanni Antonio Dosio. Edited by Franco Borsi. Rome: Officina, 1976.  Page: 45
Related Works:
Relationship Type [controlled]: depicts
[link to Work Record]: Pantheon (Rome, Italy); Roman; 128 CE
Relationship Type [controlled]: preparatory for
[link to Work Record]: Giovanni Battista de’ Cavalieri (Italian, ca. 1525-1601); Urbis Romae aedificiorum illustrium, published 1569; plate 7
Relationship Type [controlled]: based on
[link to Work Record]: Lafréry, Antonio (French, 1512-1577); Speculum romanae magnificentiae; published 1545-1577

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