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Rotonda Tressino - Vicenza (Villa "La Rotonda")
  • Europe
  • Rotonda Tressino - Vicenza (Villa "La Rotonda"), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Vicenza, Italy
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.379
Description

An exterior view of the Villa "La Rotonda" looking towards the north corner of the building. Renaissance in style, the porticos are classical in style. Columns support a pediment. Three statues surmount the pediment, one located at the pinnacle and one at each corner. Stairs lead from the courtyard to entrances of the building. A dome covers the center of the building.