Composite order and composite capital


A Roman order with its capital designed as a fusion of the Ionic and Corinthian orders.Related site: Gli ordini nell'architettura classica (Orders in the Classical Architecture) is an Italian language site with several images of composite capitals, including this large drawing, and a drawing of a composite column (enlargement of its capital) by Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio (Italian, 1508-1580), published in 1570. See Palladian. Also see classical orders and Roman art.