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The villas of Palladio

Author: Kim Williams; Giovanni Giaconi; Andrea Palladio
Publisher: New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The Villas of Palladio is a collection of large-format pen-and-ink watercolor renderings of all of Palladio's villas. The meticulous paintings capture the timeless beauty of Palladian architecture and provide a detailed record of these masterpieces. Including a brief description of each villa, samples of artist Giovanni Giaconi's preparatory sketches, and Palladio's own woodcuts reproduced for comparison, this  Read more...
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Named Person: Andrea Palladio; Giovanni Giaconi; Andrea Palladio; Giovanni Giaconi; Andrea Palladio
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Williams; Giovanni Giaconi; Andrea Palladio
ISBN: 1568983964 9781568983967
OCLC Number: 51098184
Description: 152 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 x 31 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Foreword --
Introduction --
Plates --
Villa Trissino, Cricoli --
Villa Godi, Lonedo --
Villa Piovene, Lonedo --
Villa Valmarana, Vigardolo --
Villa Gazzotti, Bertesina --
Villa Pisani, Bagnolo --
Villa Thiene, Quinto Vicentino --
Villa Saraceno, Finale --
Villa Arnaldi, Meledo Alto --
Villa Caldogno, Caldogno --
Villa Poiana, Poiana Maggiore --
Villa Angarano, Bassano del Grappa --
Villa Cornaro, Piombino Dese --
Villa Pisani, Montagnana --
Villa Chiericati, Vancimuglio --
Villa Barbaro, Maser --
Villa Badoer, Fratta Polesine --
Villa/barchessa Thiene, Cicogna --
Villa Repeta, Campiglia --
Villa Foscari, the "Malcontenta", Malcontenta --
Villa Trissino, Meledo --
Villa Zeno, Cessalto --
Villa Emo, Fanzolo --
Villa Valmarana, Lisiera --
Villa Forni, Montecchio Precalcino --
Villa/barchessa Sarego, Miega --
Villa Sarego, Santa Sofia --
Villa Almerico, the "Rotonda", Vicenza --
Villa/barchessa Sarego, Veronella --
Villa Porto, Molina --
Villa Contarini, Piazzola sul Brenta --
Villa Porto, Vivaro --
Notes --
Glossary --
Selected bibliography.
Responsibility: watercolors by Giovanni Giaconi ; text by Kim Williams.
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"The Villas of Palladio is a collection of large-format pen-and-ink watercolor renderings of all of Palladio's villas. The meticulous paintings capture the timeless beauty of Palladian architecture and provide a detailed record of these masterpieces. Including a brief description of each villa, samples of artist Giovanni Giaconi's preparatory sketches, and Palladio's own woodcuts reproduced for comparison, this comprehensive book offers a deep understanding of Palladio and the splendors of his work."--Jacket.

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