Carapecchia: Master of Baroque Architecture in Early Eighteenth Century Malta
A unique book which gives insights into aspects of European Baroque culture in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries such as its interest in optics, theatre design and water engineering. The book is a manifestation of this engineers projects, whose architectural genius changed a fortified city in a modern baroque one.
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APPRENTICE OF CARLO FONTANA
THE ROMAN PRACTICE
EARLY CAREER IN MALTA
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Accademia di San Antonio architect Architetto Auberge Baroque architecture Botte BOTTOM building built Carapecchia's design Carapecchia's Pratica Carlo Fontana Chapelle Ardente church of St Cisterne cisterns containing Compendio architettonico contemporary Conventual church Conway Library album cose Cottonera Courtauld Gallery Courtesy delli delll di"M disegni dome facade Fatebenefratelli hospital Filippo Filippo Juvara Floriana fortifications fountain Francesco Front elevation Gebbia Giovanni Calibita Grand Harbour Grand Master Perellos Grand Master Vilhena interior Knights l'acque Langue of Italy late seventeenth century London Lorenzo Lucca maestro Magisterial Palace magnificent Maltese Manoel Theatre Maria Mdina mentioned military engineer military gateway modo Mondion ochio OPPOSITE ornamental painting Palazzo palmi Paolo Pietro Pope Pope Alexander VIII porta Pratica delle machine quale quali Roma Romano Carapecchia Rome San Luca sarÓ secondo Senglea Sketch of theatrical Spinola Spinola Palace stage Teatro tempo theatrical equipment Tordinona tutte urban Vaini Valletta vede vedere vicino Vittoriosa