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Italian baroque and rococo architecture

John Varriano

Italian baroque and rococo architecture

by John Varriano

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Baroque -- Italy.,
  • Architecture, Rococo -- Italy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includesindex.

    StatementJohn Varriano.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA1116
    The Physical Object
    Pagination329p. :
    Number of Pages329
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21163006M
    ISBN 10019503547X, 0195035488

    Late Baroque and Rococo architecture by Christian Norberg-Schulz, , Electa, Rizzoli edition, in English. Published in by Oxford University Press, Professor Varriano's Italian Baroque and Rococo Architecture is a comprehensive introduction to Italian architecture generally described as either baroque or rococo by art historians.

    Oxford University Press, illustrated. Soft cover. Very Good. Item # ISBN: Thumbed, light crease to spine, crease across rear cover, else tight and clean. The Baroque (UK: / b ə ˈ r ɒ k /, US: / b ə ˈ r oʊ k /; French:) is a style of architecture, music, dance, painting, sculpture and other arts that flourished in Europe from the early 17th century until the s. In the territories of the Spanish and Portuguese empires including the Iberian Peninsula it continued, together with new styles, until the first decade of the s.

    Get this from a library! Late Baroque and Rococo architecture. [Christian Norberg-Schulz] -- "The redesigned paperback of the original Italian edition published in by Electa Editrice, Milan, and the English translation published in by Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York"--Verso t.p. Italian Baroque (or Barocco) is a stylistic period in Italian history and art that spanned from the late 16th century to the early 18th century. The Church of Sant'Andrea al Quirinale, .


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Published in by Oxford University Press, Professor Varriano's Italian Baroque and Rococo Architecture is a comprehensive introduction to Italian architecture generally described as either baroque or rococo by art historians. It is written in a clear prose that should appeal to the general reader wishing to grasp the fundamentals regarding Cited by: 7.

Italian Baroque and Rococo Architecture offers chapters on the key architects of the time--Gianlorenzo Bernini, Francesco Borromini, Pietro da Cortona, Guarino Guarini--as well as detailed treatments of the work of many less well-known architects who were active from Sicily to Venice.

More than half of the photographs and illustrations were /5(3). Italian Baroque and Rococo Architecture book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A study of the architecture in these styles throug /5.

This profusely illustrated book is the first comprehensive study in English of the works that emerged throughout the Italian peninsula during this critical period. "If Renaissance architecture was to be contemplated on an intellectual level," John Varriano writes, "Baroque architecture was to be experienced with the emotions and the senses.".

Italian Baroque and Rococo Architecture John Varriano The first comprehensive study in English of this critical period, this well-illustrated book offers chapters on key architects--Gianlorenzo Bernini, Francesco Borromini, Pietro da Cortona, Guarino Guarini--as well as detailed treatments of the work of many less well-known architects who were.

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More than half of the photographs and illustrations were /5(2). Baroque and Rococo Art and Architecture. Preface. Baroque and Rococo Art and Architecture is the first in-depth history of one of the great periods of Western art, spanning the years to The text treats the major media–painting, sculpture, drawings, prints, and architecture–as well as gardens, furniture, tapestries, costume, jewelry, and ceramics, all in terms of their original function and patronage and with emphasis.

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The first comprehensive study in English of this. Italian Baroque and Rococo Architecture. John Varriano. Publication Date - March ISBN: pages Paperback Retail Price to Students: $ Western architecture - Western architecture - Baroque and Rococo: Baroque and late Baroque, or Rococo, are loosely defined terms, generally applied by common consent to European art of the period from the early 17th century to the midth century.

Baroque was at first an undisguised term of abuse, probably derived from the Italian word barocco, which was a term used by philosophers during the. Baroque and Rococo. The Baroque was arguably the first truly international architectural style.

Emerging in Rome in the first years of the seventeenth century before spreading to Spain, France, Germany and later England, it reached as far as Scandinavia, Russia and even Latin America. Book Description. Unprecedented in scope – like its companion volume on the High Renaissance, Mannerism – this sixth volume in the Architecture in Context series traces the development of architecture and decoration in the 17th and early 18th centuries – particularly the transformation of rationalist Classical ideals into the emotive, highly theatrical style known as Baroque and the.

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A history of European architecture of the Baroque and Rococo periods (). The examples for the study are located in Italy, Austria, Germany and Czechoslovakia, include public buildings, palaces, churches and monasteries.

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by Varriano, John L. Recommend this. Marketplace Prices. New from $; 12 Used from $; Used $ New $. The word Rococo is a combination of Italian word barocco and French word rocaille, that refers to rocks and the shell-shaped ornaments used on fountains.

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