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Architectural Principles in the Age of Humanism

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Publisher Comments:

Focusing on the principal architects of that time — from Alberti to Palladio — this bestselling classic explains the true significance of certain architectural forms, bringing to light the connections between the architecture and culture of the period. With publication scheduled to coincide with that of Architectonics of Humanism, this important reference is superbly reproduced in a new, large square format.

Synopsis:

Sir Kenneth Clark wrote in the , that the first result of this book was "to dispose, once and for all, of the hedonist, or purely aesthetic, theory of Renaissance architecture,' and this defines Wittkower's intention in a nutshell.

Synopsis:

A brief examination of the theory and practice of Renaissance architecture that draws attention to the values underlying this style

About the Author

Rudolf Wittkower (1901-1971), a leading authority on the art and architecture of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, was born in Berlin and received his Ph.D. from the University of Berlin in 1923.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393005998
Author:
Wittkower, Rudolf
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Author:
Wittkower, Rudolph
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
History
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Architecture, renaissance
Subject:
Architecture -- Composition, proportion, etc.
Subject:
ARCHITECTURE / Reference
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
237
Publication Date:
19710931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.94x5.05x.61 in. .60 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Sir Kenneth Clark wrote in the , that the first result of this book was "to dispose, once and for all, of the hedonist, or purely aesthetic, theory of Renaissance architecture,' and this defines Wittkower's intention in a nutshell.
"Synopsis" by , A brief examination of the theory and practice of Renaissance architecture that draws attention to the values underlying this style
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