Piazza San Marco

Piazza San Marco

by Iain Fenlon, Iain, Iain Fenlon
     
 

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The Piazza San Marco, one of the most famous and instantly recognizable townscapes in the West, if not the world, has been described as a stage set, as Europe's drawing room, as a painter's canvas. This book traces the changing shape and function of the piazza, from its beginnings in the ninth century to its present day ubiquity in the Venetian, European, as well as

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The Piazza San Marco, one of the most famous and instantly recognizable townscapes in the West, if not the world, has been described as a stage set, as Europe's drawing room, as a painter's canvas. This book traces the changing shape and function of the piazza, from its beginnings in the ninth century to its present day ubiquity in the Venetian, European, as well as global imagination.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674063556
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
11/19/2012
Series:
Wonders of the world
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
File size:
611 KB

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