The Painted Facades of Florence

    The Painted Facades of Florence

    From the Fifteenth to the Twentieth Century

    Eleonora Pecchioli

    Centro Di 2005

    Hardback 253pp Illustrated 279x238mm

    9788870384246   Product Code: 22992

    The facades of the great palazzos of 15th- to 17th-century Florence were once splendid with animated and colourful painted and sgrafittoed decoration. Richly illustrated with photographs by Antonio Quattrone, this volume catalogues the surviving examples, examining in detail the composition and iconography of the painted buildings. In Part II, Pecchioli presents the first study devoted to the recovery of the painted city in the neo-Renaissance revivals of 19th- and early 20th-century Florence.

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