Reviving the Renaissance

Reviving the Renaissance

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This book offers an account of neo-Renaissance taste and style in Italy during the second half of the nineteenth century, and of the ways in which the Renaissance was enlisted in the search for Italian national identity. Contributions are included on art, architecture, town planning, and on more everyday topics such as fashions and furnishings. The successful dissemination of Renaissance design is also examined, through art schools, fashion magazines, historical painting and photography.Rome was forced to address the problem of preserving its heritage while constructing a new face for a city which had to ... 1866 the Regolamento sulla#39; Altezza delle Fabbriche; 1877 the Regolamento Edilizio, which prohibited alterations toanbsp;...

Title:Reviving the Renaissance
Author:Rosanna Pavoni
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 1997


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