The Renaissance Palace in Florence: Magnificence and by JamesR. Lindow

By JamesR. Lindow

This e-book presents a reassessment of the speculation of beauty in mild of the comparable social advantage of splendour. writer James Lindow highlights how beauty, while utilized to non-public palaces, prolonged past the outside to incorporate the internal as a sequence of most appropriate areas the place virtuous expenditure may perhaps and may be displayed. interpreting the fifteenth-century Florentine palazzo from a brand new standpoint, Lindow's groundbreaking examine considers those structures comprehensively as whole entities, from the outside via to the inner. This publication highlights the ways that classical idea and Renaissance perform intersected in quattrocento Florence. utilizing unpublished inventories, inner most files and surviving family gadgets, The Renaissance Palace in Florence bargains a extra nuanced realizing of the early sleek city palace.

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