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Pietro Da Cortona and Roman Baroque Architecture

Pietro Da Cortona and Roman Baroque Architecture( )
Author: Blunt, Anthony F.
Merz, Jorg Martin
Publication Date:Sep 2008
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $239.00
Book Description:

At first a successful painter of the Roman Baroque, Pietro (Berrettini) da Cortona (1597-1669) soon emerged as an architect of equal stature. This book is the first to focus full attention on Cortona's buildings and projects and to assess his position in Roman Baroque architecture.


The book discusses Cortona's major commissions, particularly SS. Luca e Martina, the Villa del Pigneto, S. Maria della Pace, and S. Maria in Via Lata, as well as the designs...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Architecture / History / Baroque & Rococo
Architecture / Decoration & Ornament
Architecture / Regional
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):22.8 x 28.6 x 2.85 cm
Book Weight:1.83 Kilograms

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