Art of Renaissance Rome 1400-1600 / Edition 1

Art of Renaissance Rome 1400-1600 / Edition 1

by Loren C. Partridge, Ashley C. Partridge
     
 

ISBN-10: 0135701856

ISBN-13: 9780135701850

Pub. Date: 10/07/1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Part of Prentice Hall's new Perspective series of moderately priced, heavily illustrated, high-quality paperback books on specific subjects in art history, this book discusses the art of Rome in the Renaissance in the context of its patronage. It accounts the extraordinary works of art and architecture sponsored by the popes and Roman noble …  See more details below

Overview

Part of Prentice Hall's new Perspective series of moderately priced, heavily illustrated, high-quality paperback books on specific subjects in art history, this book discusses the art of Rome in the Renaissance in the context of its patronage. It accounts the extraordinary works of art and architecture sponsored by the popes and Roman noble families—churches, palaces, villas, paintings, frescoes, fountains, sculptures, and illustrated books.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135701850
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
10/07/1996
Series:
Perspectives
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.57(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Map: Renaissance Rome6
Introduction: Patronage and Popes: Saints or Sinners?9
1Urbanism: Rotting Cadavers and the New Jerusalem19
2Churches: Harmony of the Spheres and Construction Chaos43
3Palaces: Magnificence and Mayhem61
4Altarpieces: Spirit and Matter79
5Chapel Decoration: Space, Time, and Eternity109
6Halls of State: Arts of Power145
Conclusion: 1600 and Beyond173
Timeline174
Renaissance Popes176
Bibliography176
Picture Credits180
Index181

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