Raphael, Angelo Colocci, and the genesis of the architectural orders

Rowland, Ingrid D.
March 1994
Art Bulletin;Mar1994, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p81
Academic Journal
Examines 16th-century artist Raphael's method of drawing by plane-table intercepts. Papal secretary Angelo Colocci's presentation letter to Pope Leo X promoting the drawing method; Raphael's archeological and philological researches into artistic from arid pedantry; Guidelines for archeological reconstruction to be used in drawing ancient Rome; Raphael and Colocci's marginal notes to Vitruvius.


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