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Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy

Renaissance Porticoes and Painted Pergolas Nature and Culture in Early Modern Italy( )
Author: Nonaka, Natsumi
Series title:Visual Culture in Early Modernity Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4724-6053-0
Publication Date:Mar 2017
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $165.00
Book Description:

This book is the first study of the portico and its decorative program as a cultural phenomenon in Renaissance Italy. Focusing on a largely neglected group of porticoes decorated with painted pergolas that appeared in Rome and environs in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, it tells the story of how an element of the garden--the pergola--became a pictorial topos in portico decoration, and evolved, hand in hand with its real cousin in the garden, into an object for...
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Book Details
Pages:226
Detailed Subjects: Art / European
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.864 x 9.906 x 0.741 Inches
Book Weight:1.65 Pounds



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