Year of Palladio

Bibliography

By Stephen R. Wassell, Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Sweet Briar College.

Sources published before 1800

Alberti, Leon Battista:
De re aedificatoria. Florence, 1486. English translation by Joseph Rykwert, Neil Leach and Robert Tavernor: On the Art of Building in Ten Books, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1988.

Barbaro, Daniele:
I dieci libri dell’architettura di M. Vitruvio, tradotti et commentati. Venice, 1556.

Belli, Silvio:
Della Proportione, et Proportionalità, Communi Passioni del Quanto, Libri Tre. Venice, 1573. English translation and commentary by Stephen R. Wassell and Kim Williams, with a foreword by Lionel March: On Ratio and Proportion, The Common Properties of Quantity, Florence: Kim Williams Books, 2002.

Bertotti–Scamozzi, Ottavio:
Le fabbriche e i disegni di Andrea Palladio. Venice, 1786.

Palladio, Andrea:
I quattro libri dell’architettura. Venice, 1570. Auxiliary page numbers, shown in brackets, refer to the English translation by Robert Tavernor and Richard Schofield: The Four Books on Architecture, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1997.

Le antichità di Roma. Rome, 1554; Descrizione della chiese di Roma. Rome, 1554. English translation into a single volume by Vaughan Hart and Peter Hicks: Palladio’s Rome, New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2006.

Serlio, Sebastiano:
Tutte l’opere d’architettura et prospetiva. Venice, 1566. English translation by Vaughan Hart and Peter Hicks: Sebastiano Serlio On Architecture, New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1996.

Vignola, Giacopo Barozzi da:
Regola delli cinque ordini. Rome, 1563. English translation with a reprint of the second edition (Rome, 1572) by Branko Mitrovi?: Canon of the Five Orders of Architecture, New York: Acanthus Press, 1999.

Vitruvius:
De architectura. English translations by Morris Hickey-Morgan: The Ten Books on Architecture, New York: Dover, 1960; Frank Granger: On architecture, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1983; and Ingrid Rowland: Ten Books on Architecture, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Sources published after 1800

Ackerman, James:
Palladio, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1966.

Beltramini, Guido; Padoan, Antonio; Burns, Howard and Guidolotti, Pino:
Andrea Palladio: The Complete Illustrated Works. New York: Universe Publishing, 2001.

Boucher, Bruce:
Andrea Palladio: The Architect in his Time. New York: Abbeville Press, 1994.

Burns, Howard; Fairbairn, Lynda and Boucher, Bruce:
Andrea Palladio 1508–1580: The Portico and the Farmyard. London: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1975.

Cooper, Tracy E.:
Palladio’s Venice: Architecture and Society in a Renaissance Republic. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2006.

Gable, Sally and Gable, Carl I.:
Palladian Days: Finding a New Life in a Venetian Country House. New York: Knopf Publishing, 2005.

Giaconi, Giovanni and Williams, Kim:
The Villas of Palladio. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.

Hersey, George and Freedman, Richard:
Possible Palladian Villas (Plus a Few Instructively Impossible Ones). Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1992.

Howard, Deborah and Longair, Malcolm:
“Harmonic Proportion and Palladio’s Quattro Libri.” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 41 (1982), 116–143.

Lewis, Douglas:
The Drawings of Andrea Palladio. Washington D.C.: International Exhibitions Foundation, 1981; second edition, New Orleans: Martin & St. Martin, 2000.

March, Lionel:
Architectonics of Humanism: Essays on Number in Architecture. London: Academy Editions, 1998.

Millon, Henry:
“Rudolf Wittkower, Architectural Principles in the Age of Humanism, Its Influence on the Development and Interpretation of Modern Architecture.” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 31 (1972), 83–91.

Mitrovi?, Branko:
“Palladio’s Theory of Proportions and the Second Book of the Quattro Libri dell’Architettura.” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 49 (1990), 272–292.

Learning from Palladio. New York: Norton, 2004.

Mitrovi?, Branko and Wassell, Stephen R.:
Andrea Palladio: Villa Cornaro in Piombino Dese. New York: Acanthus Press, 2006.

Payne, Alina A.:
“Rudolf Wittkower and Architectural Principles in the Age of Modernism.” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 53 (1994), 322–342.

Puppi, Lionello:
Andrea Palladio. Milan: Electa, 1973. English translation by Pearl Sanders: Andrea Palladio, Boston: New York Graphic Society, 1975.

Rykwert, Joseph:
The Palladian Ideal. New York: Rizzoli, 1999.

Rowe, Colin:
The Mathematics of the Ideal Villa and Other Essays. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1982. “The Mathematics of the Ideal Villa” was first published in Architectural Review 101 (1947), 101–104.

Rybczynski, Witold:
The Perfect House: A Journey with Renaissance Master Andrea Palladio. New York: Scribner, 2002.

Tavernor, Robert:
Palladio and Palladianism. London: Thames and Hudson, 1991.

Wassell, Stephen R.:
“Mathematics of Palladio’s Villas: Workshop ’98.” Nexus Network Journal, 1 (1999), 121–128.

Wittkower, Rudolph:
Architectural Principles in the Age of Humanism. London/New York: Academy Editions/St. Martin’s Press, 1988. First published as vol. 19 of Studies of the Warburg Institute in 1949.