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Filippo Brunelleschi

Filippo Brunelleschi

Author: Eugenio Battisti; Filippo Brunelleschi
Publisher: Milano : Electaarchitecture, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

The work of Florence's greatest architectural master.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Filippo Brunelleschi; Filippo Brunelleschi; Filippo Brunelleschi
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eugenio Battisti; Filippo Brunelleschi
ISBN: 1904313124 9781904313120
OCLC Number: 53375071
Notes: Originally published: New York : Rizzoli, 1981.
Description: 400 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Foreword and acknowledgments --
Introductio --
1. Brunelleschi and his world --
2. Goldsmith and sculptor --
The competition relief for the baptistery doors --
The crucifix in S. Maria Novella --
The school of Brunelleschi ; lost and attributed works ; other sculptors --
3. The Foundling Hospital --
Piazza della SS. Annunziata --
Construction of the hospital --
4. The Palazzo di Parte Guelfa and Florentine private palaces --
Brunelleschi and Florentine private palaces --
5. The old sacristy of S. Lorenzo --
6. The Barbadori Chapel in S. Felicita --
7. Experiments with perspective --
8. The dome of S. Maria del Fiore --
9. The basilicas of S. Lorenzo and S. Spirito --
Background ; town-planning --
S. Lorenzo --
S. Spirito --
10. The Pazzi Chapel --
11. Military works, I: Lucca, Milan, Pisa, Vicopisano and Rimini --
12. Late works: the rotunda of S. Maria degli Angeli and the lantern and exedrae of Florence Cathedral --
The rotunda of S. Maria degli Angeli --
The lantern of Florence Cathedral --
The exedrae of Florence Cathedral --
13. The pulpit of S. Maria Novella --
14. Theatrical machinery --
15. Military works, II: the Signa and Chianti areas / by Riccardo Pacciani --
The Signa area --
The Chianti area --
Conclusion --
16. Brunelleschi and literature --
Dante --
Verse --
"La Novella del Grasso Legnaiuolo" --
Two early lives of Brunelleschi --
Chronology : Brunelleschi and his times --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index --
Illustration credits.
Other Titles: Filippo Brunelleschi.
Responsibility: Eugenio Battisti ; [translated from the Italian by Robert Erich Wolf ; text revised by Eugenio Battisti and Emily Lane].


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' ... In some respects, Battisti's text anticipates the current trend for popular history ... Battisti ... was an authoritative scholar of the Renaissance, and although this is an academic work in Read more...

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