This study demonstrates that a well-known drawing of a fortressvilla on a sheet in the Uffizi Collection, Florence, traditionally attributed to Francesco di Giorgio Martini, contains drawings by two different artists executed at different dates. A close examination of this drawing-namely, the ink used in drawing the bastions of the plan, a comparison between this ink and that used for the figure drawings which appear on the verso of the sheet-and a knowledge of Francesco's and Baldassare Peruzzi's military ideas, prove that Peruzzi was responsible for the later adaptation of Francesco's plan; it was Peruzzi who added the four triangular bastions to the original plan.
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Pietro C. Marani; A Reworking by Baldassare Peruzzi of Francesco di Giorgio's Plan of a Villa. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 1 October 1982; 41 (3): 181–188. doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/989872
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