Art of Renaissance Rome: Artists and Patrons in the Eternal City

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John Marciari tells the story of the monuments, artists and patrons of Renaissance Rome in this compelling book. In no other city is the ancient world so palpably present, and nowhere else is the mission of the church so evident. At the same time as the humanists sought to preserve and recreate the ancient city, giving it a new lease of life, the popes dispensed patronage much as any other contemporary Italian ruler. By adopting a chronological structure, covering the period c.1300-1600, Marciari is able to explore the ...

Art of Renaissance Rome: Artists and Patrons in the Eternal City 2017, Laurence King Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781786270559

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