Italian Baroque and Rococo Architecture

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Illustration Credits

Abbreviations
A/AR Alinari/Art Resource, New York
KW Kevin Wilson
ICCD Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo e la Documentazione, Rome (formerly
Gabinetto Fotografico Nazionale)
1. Nicola Michetti, drawing of Ss. Apostoli under construction, 1708. Royal Library, Windsor Castle (Courtesy H.M. the Queen)
2. Giacomo da Vignola, Il Gesù, Rome, plan (KW)
3. Leon Battista Alberti, S. Andrea, Mantua, interior (Rotalfoto)
4. Giacomo da Vignola, Il Gesù, Rome, interior ( ICCD)
5. Giacomo da Vignola, project for the facade of Il Gesù, Rome. Engraving by M. Cartari (from Hibbard, Maderno)
6. Giacomo della Porta, 11 Gesù, Rome, facade ( ICCD)
7. Ottaviano Mascarino, S. Maria in Traspontina, Rome, facade (author)
8. Domenico Fontana, Lateran Palace, Rome, exterior (author)
9. Sangallo and Michelangelo, Farnese Palace, Rome, exterior (A/AR)
10. Domenico Fontana, Sixtine Chapel, S. Maria Maggiore, Rome (A/AR)
11. Rome, Sixtus V's Town Planning (from Gideon, Space,Time, and Architecture)
12. Ottaviano Mascarino, S. Salvatore in Lauro, Rome, interior ( ICCD)
13. Grimaldi and Della Porta, S. Andrea della Valle, Rome, interior (A/AR)
14. Carlo Maderno, S. Susanna, Rome, facade ( ICCD)
15. Maderno and others, St. Peter,s, Rome, plan (KW)
16. Carlo Maderno, St. Peter's, Rome, nave (A/AR)
17. Carlo Maderno, St. Peter's Rome, facade (author)
18. Carlo Maderno, project for facade of St. Peter's, Rome. Engraving by M. Greuter (Courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art, H. B. Dick Fund)
19. Carlo Maderno, facade project for S. Andrea della Valle, Rome. Engraving by V. Regniert (Courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art, H. B. Dick Fund)
20. Carlo Maderno, Palazzo Mattei, Rome, courtyard ( ICCD)
21. Carlo Maderno, Villa Aldobrandini, Frascati, water theatre (A/AR)
22. Maderno and others, Palazzo Barberini, Rome, exterior ( ICCD)

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  • Acknowledgments *
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  • 1 - Introduction 3
  • 2 - Precursors of the Roman Baroque: Vignola to Carlo Maderno 19
  • 3 - Francesco Borromini 45
  • 4 - Gianlorenzo Bernini 75
  • 5 - Pietro da Cortona 107
  • 6 - Other Aspects of the Roman Baroque 125
  • 7 - Rococoand Academic Classicism in Eighteenth-Century Rome 159
  • 8 - Northern Italy in the Seventeenth Century 183
  • 9 - Guarino Guarini 209
  • 10 - Northern Italy in the Eighteenth Century 229
  • 11 - Southern Italy 261
  • Glossary 309
  • Illustration Credits 313
  • Index 319
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