Here Turner illustrates a method from Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola's Le Due Regole cella Prospettiva Practica 1583, long seen as the definitive statement on . Vignola began his career as a painter, but later became the leading architect in Rome after Michelangelo. His buildings included the Villa Farnese at Caprarola and the church of Il Gesù in Rome, which he designed in a restrained style.
Gallery label, August 2004
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