Detail View: Catena-Historic Gardens and Landscapes Archive: "The plans and description of the two most beautiful country houses of Pliny the Consul"

Location: 
Europe--Netherlands--Noord-Holland --Amsterdam
Image No.: 
200239
View: 
"Tuscan villa, explanation of the plan" (pp. 56-57)
Dates: 
1706
Location Type: 
Creation
Culture: 
French
Measurements: 
5.9 x 3.5 cm (regular pages)
Repository: 
Bronx, NY, USA, LuEsther T. Mertz Library
Repository Number: 
Reilley Collection, 25
Category: 
Villas
Subjects: 
Pliny the Younger; Letters of Pliny the Younger (1st CCE); Tuscan Villa (Pliny); Laurentian Villa (Pliny); Landscape descriptions; Reconstructions; Letters (correspondence); Villae urbanae; Imperial (Roman); Text
Work Notes: 
Published by Amsterdam: aux depens d'Estienne Roger. Originally published in 1699 in Paris. Includes a translation of Pliny's letters, together with observations on all of the buildings and a text touching on ancient and gothic architecture. Pliny's letters on his villas (2.17 and 5.6) were written in the last quarter of the 1st century AD.
Copyright Notice: 
(c) The New York Botanical Garden
Rights Type: 
fair use
Title: 
"The plans and description of the two most beautiful country houses of Pliny the Consul"
Work Creator Role: 
author
Work Creator: 
Félibien, André, sieur des Avaux et de Javersy
WorkCreatorDisplayDate: 
1619-1695
Work Creator Nationality: 
French
Work Creator Role: 
author
Work Creator: 
Pliny, the Younger
WorkCreatorDisplayDate: 
c. 61-112
Work Creator Nationality: 
Roman
Work Creator Role: 
architect
Work Creator: 
Scamozzi, Vincenzo
WorkCreatorDisplayDate: 
1552-1616
Work Creator Nationality: 
Italian
Work Type: 
Books