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Author Waddy, Patricia, author

Title Seventeenth-century Roman palaces : use and the art of the plan / Patricia Waddy
Published New York, N.Y. : Architectural History Foundation ; Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [1990]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 456 pages) : illustrations
Series ACLS Humanities E-book
ACLS Humanities E-Book (Series)
Contents I: Anatomy of a palace -- The apartment -- Comfort -- Noblewomen -- The famiglia -- Personal cleanliness -- Pleasure and special interests -- Coaches -- Use and the art of the plan -- II: Some palaces in seventeenth-century Rome -- Palazzo Borghese -- Barberini family -- "Casa Grande" ai Giubbonari -- Palazzo Barberini alle Quattro Fontaine -- Palazzo Colonna-Barberini at Palestrina -- Taddeo's building for the Barberini family -- Palazzo Chigi in piazza SS. Apostoli
Analysis Palaces Architecture History
Rome (Italy)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-429) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Print version
Subject Barberini family.
Architecture -- Italy -- Rome -- History.
Architecture, Baroque -- Italy -- Rome.
Palaces -- Italy -- Rome -- History.
Rome (Italy) -- History -- 1420-1798.
Rome (Italy) -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
Author American Council of Learned Societies.
LC no. 90031131