Guarino Guarini and His Architecture

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Yale University Press, 1988 - Architecture - 194 pages
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Guarino Guarini (1624- 1683) was one of the outstanding architects of the late Italian Baroque, whose work in Sicily and Turin was later to be profoundly influential in Austria, southern Germany and Bohemia. This book -- the first about Guarini in English--examines his life and architectural achievements.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Early days
5
Spain and Portugal
12
Sicily
19
Paris
27
Turin
41
San Lorenzo
45
Santissima Sindone
61
Palaces
80
Other works
119
Other writings
144
Guarinis legacy
154
Notes to the Text
173
Bibliography
185
Index
191
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Meek read architecture at Manchester University. Afte

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