Unknown Italian engraver after design by Andrea Pozzo “Description of a wreathed column of the Composite order” Published in J. J. Komarek , Perspectiva Pictorum et Architectorum Andreae Putei. Rome: 1693, volume 1, figure 52; engraving published 1693. Image and original data from The Warburg Institute Library

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