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Art Of Renaissance Rome: Artists and Patrons in the Eternal City

Author: John Marciari.

Art Of Renaissance Rome: Artists and Patrons in the Eternal City

Author: John Marciari.

$12.98
Item #: D20362
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Publication Date: 2017
Publisher: Laurence King
ISBN: 9781786270559
In Rome, the ancient world is palpably present, and nowhere else is the mission of the church so evident. While the humanists sought to preserve and re-create the ancient city, giving it a new lease on life, the popes dispensed patronage much as any other contemporary Italian ruler, resulting in masterpieces of unprecedented skill and power. Surveying this fertile era, ... More
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In Rome, the ancient world is palpably present, and nowhere else is the mission of the church so evident. While the humanists sought to preserve and re-create the ancient city, giving it a new lease on life, the popes dispensed patronage much as any other contemporary Italian ruler, resulting in masterpieces of unprecedented skill and power. Surveying this fertile era, John Marciari tells the story of the monuments, artists, and patrons of Renaissance Rome, and the dozens of color reproductions include a two-page spread of Michelangelo's Sistine Ceiling.


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