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The Renaissance in Rome

By Loren Partridge

6 1⁄2 × 9 1 ⁄4 in in; 184 pp pp;
118 illustrations, 97 in color
Paperback
July 2012
ISBN 9781780670294
ISBN10 178067029X

SKU# 9781780670294

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Rome as we know it is largely a creation of the
Renaissance, restructured and risen anew from
a neglected medieval town. This book traces the
extraordinary works of painting, sculpture, and
architecture commissioned by Rome’s church and
civic nobility as part of their rival bids for power and
prestige.
The Renaissance in Rome


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The Renaissance in Rome

Rome as we know it is largely a creation of the Renaissance, restructured and risen anew from a neglected medieval town. Th is book traces the extraordinary works of painting, sculpture, and architecture commissioned by Rome’s church and civic nobility as part of their rival bids for power and prestige. With the aid of 118 illustrations, most of them in color, Loren Partridge charts the course of Rome’s transformation into the most magnifi cent showpiece of the Catholic world.

 

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6 1⁄2 × 9 1 ⁄4 in in; 184 pp pp;
118 illustrations, 97 in color
Paperback
July 2012
ISBN 9781780670294
ISBN10 178067029X
Loren Partridge is Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of numerous books on the arts of Renaissance Rome and Florence.