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Author Pinto, John A.
Title Speaking ruins : Piranesi, architects, and antiquity in eighteenth-century Rome / John A. Pinto.
Published Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  NA1120 .P56 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xxiii, 304 pages, [24] pages of plates : ill. (some color), maps, plans ; 24 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Thomas Spencer Jerome lectures
Jerome lectures ; 24th ser.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-295) and index.
Contents The perspective of Janus -- Taste, ornament, and the antique -- Piranesi's "speaking ruins" -- Giovanni Battista and Francesco Piranesi: the late archaeological publications -- A wider prospect: expanding the repertoire of classicism -- Conclusion.
Subject Architecture, Modern -- Italy -- Rome -- 18th century.
Architecture and history -- Italy -- Rome.
Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778 -- Aesthetics.
Architecture, Classical -- Appreciation -- Europe.
Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
ISBN 0472118218 (hardback)
9780472118212 (hardback)
OCLC number 768168479