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The painted façades of Florence

Eleonora Pecchioli

The painted façades of Florence

from the fifteenth to the twentieth century

by Eleonora Pecchioli

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Published by Centro Di in Florence [Italy] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Italy -- Florence.,
  • Mural painting and decoration -- Italy -- Florence.,
  • Facades -- Italy -- Florence.,
  • Architecture -- Italy -- Florence.,
  • Color in architecture -- Italy -- Florence.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-250) and index.

    StatementEleonora Pecchioli ; photographs by Antonio Quattrone ; [translation, Camilla Sacchi].
    ContributionsQuattrone, Antonio.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA3552.F57 P43 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination253 p. :
    Number of Pages253
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22753094M
    ISBN 108870384241

    Janu Florence, Tuscan Traveler's Tales Duomo, Florence, Museum Ann Recently, a photograph from the s in Florence was posted online. It’s one of my favorite photos of the Duomo, Santa Maria del Fiore, and it got me thinking once again about the wedding cake façade of the cathedral because once upon a time it looked like this.   The Ospedale degli Innocenti, begun by Brunelleschi in , is often cited as one of the great examples of early Renaissance architecture, and there’s no question that its facade, consisting of a regular loggia with semi-circular arches, is just that. But behind this pretty facade, actually, is a series of earlier houses and buildings that were assembled together for the purposes of this.

    Duomo of Florence: The Florence Cathedral is the first example of a true dome in Renaissance architecture. Another key figure in the development of Renaissance architecture in Florence was Leon Battista Alberti (—), an important Humanist theoretician and designer, whose book on architecture De re aedificatoria was the first. One of Michelangelo's most famous works is a series of scenes from the Bible painted on the ceiling of _____. Medici The political, economic and cultural growth of Florence, led by the __________ family, helped it become an influential Italian city.

    Monuments, Palaces and Piazzas to see in Florence Florence is considered by many to be an open-air museum. If you are interested in architecture, for example, you don't need to visit any museums: many of the palaces and squares are masterpieces of their own. The first phase of the Palazzo Margherita facades conservation project is complete. Palazzo Margherita, the current chancery for the Embassy of the United States of America to Italy, was originally palazzo Boncompagni Ludovisi prior to becoming the residence of the first queen of Italy, Margherita di Savoia. The project, by the Studio DDM Architetti Associati.


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