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Roma barocca; the history of an architectonic culture. Translated by Barbara Luigia La Penta.


Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press [1970] .
ISBN 0262160404, 9780262160407

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Standard Title Roma barocca. English
Subjects Architecture, Baroque -- Italy -- Rome.
Architecture, Baroque.
Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, 1598-1680
Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, 1598-1680.
Borromini, Francesco, 1599-1667
Borromini, Francesco, 1599-1667.
Italy -- Rome.
Pietro, da Cortona, 1596-1669
Pietro, da Cortona, 1597-1669.
Description 569 pages illustrations, plans, folded color plates, portraits 32 cm
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 554-560).
Contents Birth and significance of an architectonic culture -- The image of a city -- Baroque themes -- Mannerism, Baroque, Neoclassicism -- The urbanistic policy of the popes -- The culture of a city -- The contribution of the first generation -- Gian Lorenzo Bernini -- Francesco Borromini -- Pietro da Cortona -- The victory of the conservatives -- The witnesses of the revolution -- The Rainaldis -- The Longhi family -- Giovanni Antonio De Rossi -- Antonio Gherardi -- Andrea Pozzo in Roma -- Carlo Fontana -- The Bernini pupils -- The Borrominian Revival and the Rococo venture -- Alessandro Specchi -- The staircase of the Trinita dei Monti and Francesco De Sanctis -- The artisan tradition in the early eighteenth century -- Giuseppe Sardi -- Filippo Raguzzini -- Gabriele Valvassori -- Carol De Dominicis -- Epilogue of a revolution -- The pupils of Carol Fontana -- The restoration of the ancient Basilicas and their authors -- Gregorini and Passalacqua -- Nicola Michetti and Gaetano Chiaveri -- Ferdinando Fuga -- Nicola Salvi and the Trevi Foundation -- Alessandro Galiliei and Luigi Vanvitelli -- The Epigones of the Baroque language.
Geographic Area Italy
Network Numbers (OCoLC)419376
(OCoLC)ocm00419376
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WorldCat Identities Portoghesi, Paolo.
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