Andrea Palladio 1508-1580 : the portico and the farmyard (catalogue of an exhibition organised by The Arts Council of Great Britain and the Centro Internazionale di Studi di Architettura Andrea Palladio, Vicenza, held at the Hayward Gallery, London, October 1975; continued elsewhere)
London, Arts Council of Great Britain, 1975
(20 × 21 cm), 283 pp., illustrations. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - The exhibition aimed to set Palladio in the context of life in the Veneto in the sixteenth century, and featured wooden models of Palladian works, drawings, paintings, books, furniture, and everyday objects. There are valuable sections on subjects such as money in Venice, about which little has been written. “A work of fundamental and lasting importance” (from a review by Deborah Howard, in Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, volume 39, 1980, p.240). ¶ Insignificant shelf wear; otherwise as new.