The Architecture of the Italian Renaissance

The Architecture of the Italian Renaissance

by Peter Murray




"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

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 readers everything they need to know about the architectural life of Italy from the thirteenth through the sixteenth centuries.  

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780805210828
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/28/1997
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Peter Murray, a painter and art historian, was a professor of art history at Birkbeck College, University of London, and the author of many books, including The Dictionary of Art and Artists.

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