Hans Blum


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(fl. 1550).

German compiler of an influential and much-published work on the Orders based on Serlio, Quinque Columnarum exacta descriptio atque deliniatio cum symmetrica earum distributione (1550), later published in London as The Book of Five Collumnes of Architecture … Gathered … by H. Bloome out of Antiquities, of which the 1608 edition was probably the finest. Some German editions also contained designs by Blum.

H. Blum (1550);E. Harris (1990)

Subjects: Architecture.

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