Author(s): Ottavio Bertotti Scamozzi
Andrea Palladio's spectacular designs are at the foundation of art and architecture history. In 1776, Ottavio Bertotti Scamozzi began documenting and commenting on Palladio's designs, which were then published in four volumes called FABBRICHE E I DISEGNI DI ANDREA PALLADIO. This is the first book to compile all four volumes into one, with over two hundred beautiful reprints from the 1786 edition, showcasing Palladio's designs for seventy-five villas, churches and public spaces; and for the first time, the English translation of Scamozzi's building analyses for Palladio's most well-known works.
Ottavio Bertotti Scamozzi (1719-1790) was an Italian architect who studied with and chronicled the works of Andrea Palladio.