Facciata che resta addosso alla sala della Consulta, & Appartamento del Maggiordomo dalla parte della Cordonata della guardia Svizzera.
Publication details
[between 1720 and 1727]
Physical details
1 drawing : ink, wash and graphite ; sheet 41.6 x 55 cm
Three-storey fac_ade with monumental doorway and grilles on the ground floor, windows framed by casing and crossettes on the first floor and windows with plain moulding above under frieze decorated with Barberini emblem (bees) and cornice decorated with egg-and-dart and bead-and-reel moulding at left, joined by volutes to the lower plain fac_ade at right.
Vatican City
Additional information
Bound in a volume consisting of ninety-one elevations of different parts of the Apostolic Palace, or Vatican Palace, as it was in the early decades of the eighteenth century, all probably by the same hand and numbered on verso. The two pages at the end of the volume contain a list of the courtyards in the palace with their plans and dimensions. For plans of the same building, see vols. 1-2 (Maps 75.k.1. and Maps 75.k.2.). For dating, see J. S. Ackerman, The Cortile del Belvedere, Citta_ del Vaticano, 1954, and H. H. Brummer, The Statue Court in the Vatican Belvedere, Stockholm, 1970. See also Rossana Nicolo_, 'Il Belvedere di Innocenzo VIII in Vaticano nei disegni del corpus Londinese K 75 1-3' in Universita_ di Roma, Quaderni dell'istituto di storia dell'architettura (nuova serie, fascicolo 54, 2010), pp. 21-30.