23rd Capital of the Ducal Palace Lower Arcade
This, in Ruskinís final system, adopted from Selvatico (1847) p.128, and starting from the Ponte della Paglia, is the twenty-third of the capitals of the Ducal Palace. Series of Capitals of Lower Arcade.
- Number in Ruskinís final system: 23
- Alternative number starting from Porta della Carta: 14
- Number, using Ruskinís final system, of related capital, earlier model or later copy: n/a
- Subject matter: Heads / Nations
- Leafage 1st Order: Notebook M2 p.95, and compare the division into rows in Plate XX at Works, 10.431. See Works, 11.276 for a list of the buildings from which the images at Plate XX are taken, and Works, 11.276-278 for a discussion of the development of the leafage of capitals.
- Date: 1731 version of lost original of 1350
- Notebook references: Notebook M2 pp.95-6; Palace Book p.44; Palace Book p.45
- Library Edition references: Works, 10.422 compare Works, 10.410 where the 16th capital and 23rd capital are confused.
|Detail of 23rd capital in its current state|
[Version 0.05: May 2008]