The antique Corinthian capital is a found in Melos, Greece. It is a design of a two rows of leaves that clothe the lower cylindrical part of the capital.

Antique Corinthian Capital

The antique Corinthian capital is a found in Melos, Greece. It is a design of a two rows of leaves that…

An illustration of a Corithian capital from the Tholos of Epidaurus. In several traditions of architecture including Classical architecture, the capital (from the Latin caput, 'head') forms the crowning member of a column or a pilaster. The capital projects on each side as it rises, in order to support the abacus and unite the form of the latter (normally square) with the circular shaft of the column.

Corinthian Capital

An illustration of a Corithian capital from the Tholos of Epidaurus. In several traditions of architecture…

The Greek Corinthian capital is found in a monument in Lysikrates, Athens. It is a design of spiral curves that rise from the rows of leaves and unite in pairs. The center of each sides of the abacus is decorated with palmettes or rosettes.

Greek Corinthian Capital

The Greek Corinthian capital is found in a monument in Lysikrates, Athens. It is a design of spiral…

The Roman composite capital is a fusion of the ionic and corinthian capitals.

Roman Composite Capital

The Roman composite capital is a fusion of the ionic and corinthian capitals.

The Roman Corinthian capital is found in the palaces of the emperors in Rome. It is a design of spiral curves that rise from the rows of leaves and unite in pairs. The center of each sides of the abacus is decorated with palmettes or rosettes.

Roman Corinthian Capital

The Roman Corinthian capital is found in the palaces of the emperors in Rome. It is a design of spiral…

"The favorite order was the richly-decorated Corinthian, the beauty of which the Romans strove to increase by adding to it a fulness and strength such as the Greeks never succeeded in attaining." —D'Anvers, 1895

Roman-Corinthian Capital

"The favorite order was the richly-decorated Corinthian, the beauty of which the Romans strove to increase…

"A kind of spiral scroll used in Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite capitals, of which it is a principal ornament. The number of volutes in the Ionic order is four. In the Corinthian and Composite orders they are more numerous, in the former being accompanied by smaller ones, called helices; called also voluta. <em>A,</em>volute; <em>B,</em>helix"&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Volute of the Corinthian Capital

"A kind of spiral scroll used in Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite capitals, of which it is a principal…

"A kind of spiral scroll used in Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite capitals, of which it is a principal ornament. The number of volutes in the Ionic order is four. In the Corinthian and Composite orders they are more numerous, in the former being accompanied by smaller ones, called helices; called also voluta. <em>A,</em>volute"&mdash;(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Volute of the Ionic Capital

"A kind of spiral scroll used in Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite capitals, of which it is a principal…

This Renaissance console is a German design found in a castle in Baden-Baden. It imitates the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian styles.

Renaissance Console

This Renaissance console is a German design found in a castle in Baden-Baden. It imitates the Doric,…

This Renaissance console is a German design found in a castle in Baden-Baden. It imitates the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian styles.

Renaissance Console

This Renaissance console is a German design found in a castle in Baden-Baden. It imitates the Doric,…

This Renaissance console is a German design found in the Heidelberg castle. It imitates the Doric, Ionic and Corinthian styles.

Renaissance Console

This Renaissance console is a German design found in the Heidelberg castle. It imitates the Doric, Ionic…

This Renaissance console is shown in its front and side view. It is a Late French design that is a Triglyph-console.

Renaissance Console

This Renaissance console is shown in its front and side view. It is a Late French design that is a Triglyph-console.

A Roman Corinthian Column.

Corinthian Column

A Roman Corinthian Column.

A Roman Corinthian Column.

Corinthian Column

A Roman Corinthian Column.

The frame-work of Corinthian style of the Temple of Jupiter at Rome.

Corinthian Frame

The frame-work of Corinthian style of the Temple of Jupiter at Rome.

Corinthian Order, common amonth the Romans.

Corinthian Order

Corinthian Order, common amonth the Romans.

One of the three orders of classical architecture. It was said to have been invented by an architect, Callimachus, who was inspired by the sight of a votive basket that had been left on the grave of a young girl.

Corinthian Order

One of the three orders of classical architecture. It was said to have been invented by an architect,…

The Greek Alphabet.

Greek Alphabet

The Greek Alphabet.

Corinthian.

Greek capital

Corinthian.

Corinthian.

Greek column

Corinthian.

"Greek Corinthian Style" &mdash; Morey, 1903

Greek Corinthian

"Greek Corinthian Style" — Morey, 1903

"An ornamental bracket (a), much used in classic architecture, especially in the cornices of the Corinthian and Composite styles." &mdash; Chambers, 1881

Modillion

"An ornamental bracket (a), much used in classic architecture, especially in the cornices of the Corinthian…

"Corinthian Order. From the Monument of Lysicrates, at Athens." &mdash;D'Anvers, 1895

Corinthian order

"Corinthian Order. From the Monument of Lysicrates, at Athens." —D'Anvers, 1895

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design. This pilaster is broader in proportion to its height. It is encircled with artificial leaves and spiral scroll like ornaments.

Corinthian Pilaster Capital

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design. This pilaster is broader in proportion…

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design. This pilaster is broader in proportion to its height. It is encircled with artificial leaves and spiral scroll like ornaments.

Corinthian Pilaster Capital

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design. This pilaster is broader in proportion…

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design. This pilaster is broader in proportion to its height. It is encircled with artificial leaves and spiral scroll like ornaments.

Corinthian Pilaster Capital

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design. This pilaster is broader in proportion…

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design. This pilaster is broader in proportion to its height. It is encircled with artificial leaves and spiral scroll like ornaments.

Corinthian Pilaster Capital

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design. This pilaster is broader in proportion…

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design. This pilaster is broader in proportion to its height. It is encircled with artificial leaves and spiral scroll like ornaments.

Corinthian Pilaster Capital

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design. This pilaster is broader in proportion…

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design. This pilaster is broader in proportion to its height. It is encircled with artificial leaves and spiral scroll like ornaments.

Corinthian Pilaster Capital

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design. This pilaster is broader in proportion…

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design. This pilaster is broader in proportion to its height. It is encircled with artificial leaves and spiral scroll like ornaments.

Corinthian Pilaster Capital

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design. This pilaster is broader in proportion…

The Corinthian pilaster capital is a French Renaissance design found at the tomb of Louis XII in St. Denis, France. This pilaster is broader in proportion to its height. It is encircled with artificial leaves and spiral scroll like ornaments.

Corinthian Pilaster Capital

The Corinthian pilaster capital is a French Renaissance design found at the tomb of Louis XII in St.…

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design found in the portal of San Michele in Venice. This pilaster is broader in proportion to its height.

Corinthian Pilaster Capital

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design found in the portal of San Michele…

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design found in the Palace of the Doges in Venice, Italy. This pilaster is broader in proportion to its height and is encircled with palmette leaves, and spiral scroll like ornaments.

Corinthian Pilaster Capital

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design found in the Palace of the Doges in…

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design found in the Palace of the Doges in Venice, Italy. This pilaster is broader in proportion to its height and is encircled with palmette leaves, and spiral scroll like ornaments.

Corinthian Pilaster Capital

The Corinthian pilaster capital is an Italian Renaissance design found in the Palace of the Doges in…