Building Ruskin's Italy: Watching Architecture

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2012 - Art - 218 pages
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Based on extensive field-work, and research into John Ruskin's still little-interpreted archival material, notebooks and drawings, Stephen Kite offers an account of the evolution of Ruskin's architectural thinking and observation in the context of Italy where his watching of building achieved its greatest intensity.
 

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Contents

an Italian Grand Tour
7
beginning
43
Watching Byzantium 18461850
75
evolving a Gothic taxonomy
109
colour ornament and spoils
143
Stones of Verona 1 73
173
Bibliography
199
Index
205
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About the author (2012)

Stephen Kite is Professor at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK.

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