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Partridge, Loren W
The art of Renaissance Rome, 1400-1600 / Loren Partridge
New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1996
book jacket
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 4th Floor  N6920 .P28 1996    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Art, Italian -- Italy -- Rome
Art, Renaissance -- Italy -- Rome
Art, Italian -- Vatican City
Art, Renaissance -- Vatican City
Popes -- Art patronage
Physical Description 184 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 176-179) and index
Contents Urbanism: rotting cadavers and the New Jerusalem -- Churches: harmony of the spheres and construction chaos -- Palaces: magnificence and mayhem -- Altarpieces: spirit and matter -- Chapel decoration: space, time, and eternity -- Halls of state: arts of power
Summary Discusses the art of Renaissance Rome between 1400 and 1600 that was sponsored by the rival societal forces of the clergy on one hand and the nobility on the other. During this time churches, palaces, paintings, and sculptures were created, and Rome was restructured as an urban setting
Series Perspectives (Harry N. Abrams, Inc.)

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