Annibale Carracci: the Farnese Palace, Rome

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George Braziller, 1995 - Art - 103 pages
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The magnificent frescoes in chapels and town halls across Italy together represent one of the greatest achievements of Renaissance art. Commissioned both by private patrons and by the Church, artists responded with images of matchless beauty. Leading scholars treat the works selected for this series in their artistic and historical contexts; each cycle is illustrated with a complete set of the highest quality color reproductions.

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Contents

The Farnese Gallery
7
Farnese Devices
81
Bibliography
99
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Charles Dempsey is professor of Italian renaissance and baroque art at the Johns Hopkins University.

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