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A classic guide to one of the most pivotal periods in art and architectural history, The Architecture of the Italian Renaissance remains the most lucid and comprehensive volume available. From Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo, Palladio, and Brunelleschi to St. Peter's in Rome, the palaces of Venice, and the Medici Chapel in Florence, Peter Murray's lavishly illustrated book tells students everything they need to know about the architectural life of Italy from the thirteenth through the sixteenth centuries. With 202 illustrations.
"Well-illustrated, undeniably useful, Murray's book is truly welcome." —Architectural Design
"Informed in content and concise in style. . . . A perfect introduction to the architecture of the Italian Renaissance." —Richard Stapleford, Cooper Union School of Architecture
1. Romanesque and Gothic Tuscany
4. Palace design in Florence, Venice and elsewhere
5. Milan: Filarete Leonardo, Bramante
6. Bramante in Rome: St. Peter's
7. Raphael and Giulio Romano
8. Preuzzi and Antonio da Sangallo the Younger
10. Sanmicheli and Sansovino
11. Serlio, Vignola, and the late 16th century
12. Florentine Mannerists: Palladio
13. Villas: Vignola and Palladio