Everything about Corinthian Columns . . . "The most ornate of the three main orders of classical Greek architecture, characterized by a slender fluted column having an ornate bell-shaped capital decorated with acanthus leaves."
Corinthian Columns - D005242 is a photograph by Daniel Dempster which was uploaded on September 18th, 2012. The photograph may be purchased as wall art, home decor, apparel, phone cases, greeting cards, and more. All products are produced on-demand and shipped worldwide within 2 - 3 business days.
Ahhh the Pantheon in Paris. Another of my favourite places that I was not allowed to photograph because of this silly ban on tripods. And after coming back home and seeing the interior, I'm really quite disappointed.
Exquisite foyer is enhanced with faux gilding,dramatic crystal chandelier,elaborate dome ceiling. Soaring 20 foot ceiling,Corinthian columns,vaulted arches with faux bronze dore decoration. Marble inlay imported from Iran is the centerpiece of room.
The 5 classical orders of architecture as shown in Vincenzo Scamozzi's 'L'Idea della Archittetura Universale from 1615. From left to right : 1) The Composite or Roman Corithian order, the most delicate of all types deemed suitable by the Renaissance architects for churches dedicated to female saints. It is called composite because of the combination of Corinthian and Ionic elements. 2) The Corinthian order with its elaborated capitals the most ornate of the classical/Greek orders and…