The site of Rome. Studies in the Art and Topography of Roma 1400-1750 - A cura di Marshall David R.

a cura di David R. Marshall

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    Pagine: 260, 144 ill. Col.
    Formato: 21 x 28 cm

    This volume, number 13 in the Melbourne Art Journal series, brings together nine scholars who each explore an aspect of the art and architecture of Rome situated within the topography-or map-of Rome in the Renaissance and Early Modern periods, with several studies focusing on the eighteenth century. These are studies of sight and site: about how the appearance of different regions or aspects of the city intersect with complex systems of political, economic, social and artistic institutions and customs.
    Associate Professor David R. Marshall FAHA
    Is Principal Fellow, Art History, School of Culture and Communication, the University of Melbourne, and a fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. He is a specialist in seventeenth and eighteenth century landscape and view painting, particularly the work of Giovanni Paolo Panini, Piranesi and Filippo Juvarra. His interest in architectural view painting was initiated by his research into the seventeenth-century architectural painters, Viviano and Niccolò Codazzi, resulting in his publication Viviano and Niccolò Codazzi and the Baroque Architectural Fantasy (Rome: Jan di Sapi Editori, 1993). He has published widely since on architectural view painting and landscape painting in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Rome in such journals as Art Bulletin, Burlington Magazine, Journal of the History of Collections, Artibus et Historiae, Storia dell' Arte and Journal of the History of Gardens and Designed Landscapes. He was the founder and editor of Melbourne Art Journal from 1997 to 2015, and in this role he edited (and contributed chapters to) monographs that include The Italians in Australia: Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Art (Florence: Centro Di, 2004), Art, Site and Spectacle: Studies in Early Modern Visual Culture (Melbourne, 2007), and most recently The Site of Rome: Studies in the Art and Topography of Rome 1400-1750, (Rome: L' Erma di Bretschneider, 2014). With Susan Russell and Karin Wolfe he was the editor of Roma Britannica: Art Patronage and Cultural Exchange in Eighteenth-century Rome, British School at Rome, London, 2010. Complementary to this monograph on the Villa Patrizi is his edition of the letters of Cardinal Patrizi (David R. Marshall (ed.), The Letters of Cardinal Patrizi 1718-1727' , Collectanea Archivi Vaticani (Dall'Archivio Segreto Vaticano. Miscellanea di Testi, Saggi e Inventari VIII , pp. 143-520.).


    Chapter 1
    Julie Rowe
    Rome' s Mediaeval Fish Market at S. Angelo in Pescheria
    Chapter 2
    Joan Barclay Lloyd
    Memory, Myth and Meaning in the Via Appia from Piazza di Porta Capena to Porta S. Sebastiano
    Chapter 3
    Louis Cellauro
    Roma Antiqva Restored: The Renaissance Archaeological Plan
    Chapter 4
    Donato Esposito
    The Virtual Rome of Sir Joshua Reynolds
    Chapter 5
    Lisa Beaven
    Claude Lorrain and La Crescenza: The Tiber Valley in the Seventeenth Century
    Chapter 6
    David R. Marshall
    The Campo Vaccino: Order and the Fragment from Palladio to Piranesi
    Chapter 7
    Arno Witte
    Architecture and Bureaucracy: The Quirinal as an Expression of Papal Absolutism
    Chapter 8
    Tommaso Manfredi
    Arcadia at Trinità dei Monti. The Urban Theatre of Maria Casimira and Alexander Sobieski in Rome
    Chapter 9
    John Weretka
    The Non-aedicular Style' and the Roman Church Façade of the Early Eighteenth Century
    Contributors and Abstracts