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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, [2012]


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Description xxiii, 304 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, plans ; 24 cm
Series Thomas Spencer Jerome lectures
Jerome lectures ; 24th ser
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-295) and index
Subject Piranesi, Giovanni Battista, 1720-1778 -- Aesthetics.
Architecture -- Italy -- Rome -- History -- 18th century.
Architecture and history -- Italy -- Rome.
Architecture, Classical -- Appreciation -- Europe.
Rome (Italy) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Rome (Italy) -- Antiquities.
LC no. 2012000986
ISBN 9780472118212 (hardback)
0472118218 (hardback)