Item ABC/100 - The stones of Venice in 3 vols. VoI III.

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The stones of Venice in 3 vols. VoI III.


  • 1886 (Creation)

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(8 Feb 1819–20 Jan 1900)

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Leading English art critic of the Victorian era, as well as an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist. He wrote on subjects as varied as geology, architecture, myth, ornithology, literature, education, botany and political economy.
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The third of three volumes that offers an in-depth study of the Early, the Roman and the Grotesque Renaissance Styles. The list of contents includes: Early Renaissance; Roman Renaissance; Grotesque Renaissance; Conclusion. Appendix: Architect of the Ducal Palace; Theology os Spenser; Austrian Government in Italy; Date of the Palaces of the Byzantine Renaissance; Renaissance Side of Ducal Palace; Character of the Doge Michele Morosini; Modern Education; Early Venetian Marriages; Character of the Venetian Aristocracy; Final Appendix. List of plates: Temperance and Intemperance in Ornament; Gothic Capitals; Noble and Ignoble Grotesque; Mosaics of Olive-Tree and Flowers; Byzantine Bases; Byzantine Jambs; Gothic Jambs; Byzantine Archivolts; Cornices; Tracery Bars; Capitals of Fondaco del Turchi.

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  • English

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