The monograph by Howard Hibbard, an essential study for comprehension of Italian architecture in the 1500s and 1600s, finally available in an Italian edition.
The prestigious volume by Howard Hibbard, a fundamental work in terms of scope and rigor in the field of studies of Italian architecture of the 1500s and 1600s, is finally available in an Italian edition. It features a detailed, well-documented analysis of the many constructions of Maderno, with specific discussion of problems of language, clients and function.
The book is organized in three sections: the first part of the essays develops interpretation of the work of Maderno within the overall historical and artistic context; the second is composed of profiles of the individual works, presented in chronological order and organized by client. The third part of the volume is that of the illustrations, which in this Italian edition are distributed throughout the book.
The volume also includes a chronological overview of the career of Maderno, a bibliography and indices of names and places.