Giuseppe Vasi's Rome: Lasting Impressions from the Age of the Grand Tour

Giuseppe Vasi's Rome: Lasting Impressions from the Age of the Grand Tour

by James T. Tice, James G. Harper
     
 

In a set of eight scholarly essays and more than a hundred catalogue entries and images by Vasi, his predecessors and his contemporaries, this richly illustrated volume examines the eighteenth-century printmaker Giuseppe Vasi and his world. Subject areas addressed include printmaking, patronage networks, cartography, contemporary architecture, early tourism and the

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In a set of eight scholarly essays and more than a hundred catalogue entries and images by Vasi, his predecessors and his contemporaries, this richly illustrated volume examines the eighteenth-century printmaker Giuseppe Vasi and his world. Subject areas addressed include printmaking, patronage networks, cartography, contemporary architecture, early tourism and the Grand Tour, social history, the festival life of the papal city, and Vasi's complex relationship with his student, Piranesi. The publication offers a comprehensive treatment of the artist and his major works, the first ever in the English language, while also elucidating the political, social, and artistic worlds in which Vasi moved.

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ISBN-13:
9780871142979
Publisher:
University of Delaware Press
Publication date:
12/16/2010
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.60(d)

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