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Roma barocca; the history of an architectonic culture.

Author: Paolo Portoghesi
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press [1970]
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Roma Barocca comprises a complete history of building activity in Rome from about 1600 to 1750, but it acquires a far broader interest because of the critical method which it applies to one of the  Read more...

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Named Person: Gian Lorenzo Bernini; Francesco Borromini; Pietro, da Cortona; Gian Lorenzo Bernini; Francesco Borromini; Pietro, da Cortona
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paolo Portoghesi
ISBN: 0262160404 9780262160407
OCLC Number: 419376
Description: 569 pages illustrations, plans, folded color plates, portraits 32 cm
Contents: Birth and significance of an architectonic culture --
The image of a city --
Baroque themes --
Mannerism, Baroque, Neoclassicism --
The urbanistic policy of the popes --
The culture of a city --
The contribution of the first generation --
Gian Lorenzo Bernini --
Francesco Borromini --
Pietro da Cortona --
The victory of the conservatives --
The witnesses of the revolution --
The Rainaldis --
The Longhi family --
Giovanni Antonio De Rossi --
Antonio Gherardi --
Andrea Pozzo in Roma --
Carlo Fontana --
The Bernini pupils --
The Borrominian Revival and the Rococo venture --
Alessandro Specchi --
The staircase of the Trinita dei Monti and Francesco De Sanctis --
The artisan tradition in the early eighteenth century --
Giuseppe Sardi --
Filippo Raguzzini --
Gabriele Valvassori --
Carol De Dominicis --
Epilogue of a revolution --
The pupils of Carol Fontana --
The restoration of the ancient Basilicas and their authors --
Gregorini and Passalacqua --
Nicola Michetti and Gaetano Chiaveri --
Ferdinando Fuga --
Nicola Salvi and the Trevi Foundation --
Alessandro Galiliei and Luigi Vanvitelli --
The Epigones of the Baroque language.
Other Titles: Roma barocca.
Responsibility: Translated by Barbara Luigia La Penta.

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