6th 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 sixth of the capitals of the Ducal Palace. Series of Capitals of Lower Arcade.
- Number in Ruskinís final system:6
- Alternative number starting from Porta della Carta: 31
- Number, using Ruskinís final system, of related capital, earlier model or later copy: n/a
- Subject matter: Heads
- Leafage 1st Order: Notebook M2 p.94, 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: c.1350
- Notebook references: Notebook M p.163; Notebook M2 p.94; Palace Book p.44
- Library Edition references: Works, 10.389
|Detail of 1880s copy of 6th capital in its current state|
[Version 0.05: May 2008]