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The Art of the Renaissance in Rome 1400-1600
The city of Rome as we know it is largely a creation of the Renaissance, rebuilt from a neglected medieval town under the patronage of two great rival political religious powers: the popes and clergy on the one hand and the Roman nobility on the other. Designed according to the new aesthetics of the Renaissance and the classical principles of symmetry, balance, axiality, ...more
Hardcover, A Perspective Book From Prentice Hall, 184 pages
Published September 8th 2005 by Discontinued 3PD
(first published September 1st 1996)
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This book has a section on Renaissance architecture with the building footprints. I studied this in my college architecture classes. A good, but difficult, read for anyone interested in studying architecture.
Dr. Loren W. Partridge is Professor of the Art of the Italian Renaissance at the University of California, Berkeley. His many books include Michelangelo, Last Judgment: A Glorious Restoration, The Art of Renaissance Rome, 1400-1600, and Michelangelo: The Sistine Chapel Ceiling. He has been honored by Fulbright, Kress, Guggenheim, and Getty fellowships; grants from the American Academy in Rome and ...moreMore about Loren Partridge...