Renaissance Architecture: Critics, Patrons, Luxury

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Manchester University Press, 1993 - Architecture - 240 pages
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In this illustrated history of the architecture of Renaissance Europe, David Thomson demonstrates how Renaissance architecture attracted much contemporary criticism for its excessive display of personal wealth and status.
 

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Contents

Renaissance Italy
9
Architecture as luxury confronted
22
Quo vadis?
48
The Renaissance
62
Philibert De lOrme French Ionic Order the Tuileries Palace
86
The Mausoleum of Marguerite de France Reconstruction
92
Quo vadis?
96
Roman grotesque mural decoration
99
Venice Palazzo Loredan now VendraminCalergi
162
Venice Ca Dario
164
Ferrara House of Ludovico Ariosto
166
Bologna Palazzo Bocchi
167
Venice Palazzo Gritti
169
Initial to Psalm XV from the Cuernden Psalter Pierpont Morgan Library New York
172
Van Rymerswaele A Merchant Banker or TaxCollector and his Wife Prado Madrid
173
Gemaldegalerie Dresden
174

Table of columns and enrichments From Cesare di
108
Caryatids From Jean Martins edition of Vitruvius Paris 1547
114
Sebastiano Serlio Manuscript for the true Book VI
122
Paris
138
Andrea Palladio Palazzo Thiene Vicenza Elevations Woodcuts from I Quattro Libri DellArchitettura Venice 1570
140
Andrea Palladio The Villas Trissino and Repeta Plans and elevations Woodcuts from I Quattro Libri DeIIArchitettura Venice 1570 Libro Secondo pp...
141
Andrea Palladio Unadopted design for the Doges Palace Venice Drawing Chatsworth Devonshire Collection
142
Roads from Rome
143
Chambord Engraving by Jacques Androuet du Cerceau 1576
145
Granada The Emperor Charles Vs palace
146
Nonsuch Surrey seen from the northwest Painting Flemish school early seventeeth century Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge
148
Paris The Louvre Engraving by Jacques Androuet du Cerceau 1576
149
Paris The Louvre West wing courtyard facade
150
The Escorial
151
Prague The Belvedere
153
Brussels The Palais Granvelle plan Engraving from PierreJacques Gotghebuer 1827
154
Brussels The Palais Granvelle Elevation of the courtyard arcades Engraving from PierreJacques Gotghebuer 1827
157
Quo vadis?
158
Lucca Family towers From a fourteenthcentury manuscript in the Archivio Capitolare Lucca
176
Bologna The Asinelli and Garisenda towers
177
Venice The Loggetta
181
Jacques Androuet du Cerceau Coach for King Charles IX
183
Verona SantAnastasia Monument to Gian Fregoso
185
Venice SS Giovanni e Paolo Monument to Doge Pietro Mocenigo
186
Venice Frari Monument to Doge Nicolo Tron
187
Stamford Lincolnshire St Martins Monument to William Cecil Lord Burghley
189
Hillesden Buckinghamshire Monument to Alexander Denton
190
Turvey Bedfordshire Monument to the 1st Lord Mordaunt
192
Hereford Cathedral Monument to Alexander Denton and his wife Anne Willison
193
Chenonceau lndreetLoire
197
Tintoretto Adoration of the Shepherds Scuola Grande di
201
Jacopo Bassano Adoration of the Kings National Gallery of Scotland Edinburgh
203
Notes
205
Amadis de Gaule
223
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