Edited by Marcia B. Hall
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Rome by Marcia B. Hall
Book DescriptionIn the period under study here, Rome lived up to its epithet 'The Eternal City'. This is a comprehensive history of the art of Rome in the Renaissance studies; the architecture, sculpture, painting, and decorative arts together in their social, religious, and historical context. Organized around the patronage of the popes, it tells the story of three centuries, in which the eternal city rose from the ashes of its decline in the fourteenth century, when the papal court was transferred to France and then endured the Great Schism of absent and ascending popes. Miraculously, by the first decade of the sixteenth century, under the visionary guidance of Pope Julius II, the artists he commissioned - Bramante, Raphael, and Michelangelo - and the humanists of the papal court with whom he surrounded himself, Rome had established itself as the Christian reembodiment of the Roman Empire.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521624459
(279mm x 215mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 18-Apr-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Marcia B. Hall
Naples, Hardback (January 2017)
This book examines works of visual art and architecture produced in the city of Naples between 1300 and 1600.
Sensuous in the Counter-Reformation Church, Hardback (July 2013)
Examines the promotion of the sensuous as part of religious experience in the Roman Catholic Church of the early modern period.
Sacred Image in the Age of Art, Hardback (January 2011)
Underlying the religious art of the Renaissance is a tension between the needs of the Church and the impulse to create great works. This illustrated book presents sacred images from the 15th and 16th centuries, leading up to two pivotal events in 1563.
Michelangelo's 'Last Judgment', Hardback (December 2004)» View all books by Marcia B. Hall
This work examines all facets of Michelangelo's 'Last Judgment'.
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