Architecture of the Renaissance

From Brunelleschi to Palladio



ISBN: 9780500300626 Category:

Bertrand Jestaz


In early 15th-century Florence an idea took root that was to change art and society for ever: the revival of classical Rome, its values, its culture and its architecture. Abruptly rejecting the Gothic style of the Middle Ages, European architects eagerly adopted a new set of principles to create some of the most wonderful buildings of all time.

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Weight 255 g
Dimensions 12.5 x 17.7 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 June 1996
Number of pages 158
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 12.5 x 17.7 cm
Weight 255 g


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Bertrand Jestaz is a French art historian. He specializes in French and Italian Renaissance and classical art.