Arts and Art History

The site of Rome.

Studies in the Art and Topography of Rome 1400-1750.

Edited by David R. Marshall


2014, 260 pp., 144 ill. col.
Paperback, 21 x 28 cm
ISBN: 9788891306661

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    This volume, number 13 in the Melbourne Art Journal series, brings together nine scholars who each explore an aspect of the art and architecture of Rome situated within the topography-or map-of Rome in the Renaissance and Early Modern periods, with several studies focusing on the eighteenth century. These are studies of sight and site: about how the appearance of different regions or aspects of the city intersect with complex systems of political, economic, social and artistic institutions and customs.

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    Introduction
    Chapter 1
    Julie Rowe
    Rome's Mediaeval Fish Market at S. Angelo in Pescheria
    Chapter 2
    Joan Barclay Lloyd
    Memory, Myth and Meaning in the Via Appia from Piazza di Porta Capena to Porta S. Sebastiano
    Chapter 3
    Louis Cellauro
    Roma Antiqva Restored: The Renaissance Archaeological Plan
    Chapter 4
    Donato Esposito
    The Virtual Rome of Sir Joshua Reynolds
    Chapter 5
    Lisa Beaven
    Claude Lorrain and La Crescenza: The Tiber Valley in the Seventeenth Century
    Chapter 6
    David R. Marshall
    The Campo Vaccino: Order and the Fragment from Palladio to Piranesi
    Chapter 7
    Arno Witte
    Architecture and Bureaucracy: The Quirinal as an Expression of Papal Absolutism
    Chapter 8
    Tommaso Manfredi
    Arcadia at Trinità dei Monti. The Urban Theatre of Maria Casimira and Alexander Sobieski in Rome
    Chapter 9
    John Weretka
    The Non-aedicular Style' and the Roman Church Façade of the Early Eighteenth Century
    Contributors and Abstracts

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