The history of Italian architecture in the first half of the 1500s, a "strong" century, intense and decisive, which gave extraordinary impulse to the architecture of the following centuries.
[The early 1500s. History of Italian Architecture] The history of Italian architecture in the first half of the 1500s, a “strong” century in terms of art and religion, intense and decisive, which gave extraordinary impulse to the architecture of the following centuries.
The aim of this work is to represent a historical process involving architects, clients and builders. Rome, Florence, Mantua, Bologna, Venice, Urbino, Naples and Sicily: the various geographical areas analyzed offer an overview of the complexity of the phenomena, the dynamics of relationships, the wealth and circulation of ideas. We see the participation in the field of architecture of artists already active as painters and sculptors: Bramante, Raphael, Michele Sanmicheli, Antonio da Sangallo, Palladio. The contributions of the most authoritative international experts and a fine selection of illustrations make this volume a milestone in architectural history.