The great Villa constructed by the Emperor Hadrian near Tivoli between A.D. 118 and the 130s is one of the most original monuments in the history of architecture and art. In this beautiful book, two distinguished architectural historians describe and interpret the Villa as it existed in Roman times and track its extraordinary effect on architects and artists up to the present day."This lavishly illustrated book ... is the most ample and informed work on the villa, its figurative decoration and sculpture collection, and the ...

Hadrian's Villa and Its Legacy 1995, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300053814

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