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Venice: The Golden Centuries

If you approach Venice by way of the lagoon, the city appears to be as homogenous as a single building. But as soon as you step into its shadowy alleys, you will be captivated by the architectural finesse of the palazzi, churches, and private residential palaces where the eye is drawn to the dazzling stylistic variety of Moorish window arches adjacent to balconies in Venetian Gothic and severe Renaissance facades. This volume offers detailed insight into the broad spectrum of architecture, sculpture, and painting of the city on the lagoon. The authors chronologically progress through the stages of Venetian art history from the thirteenth to the eighteenth centuries. More than 650 illustrations document the eventful artistic development of this exceptional city, whose monuments have been largely preserved until today.

Product Overview
ISBN 9783848000135
Categories Architecture and Design, BX, Non-Fiction, Non-Fiction: Lifestyle
Author(s) Giandomenico Romanelli
Publisher H.F.Ullmann
Pages 408
Format Hardback
Dimensions 25cm x 3.3cm x 28.7cm
Weight 2.22 kg
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