Studies in the History of Art, Volume 66: Circa 1700: Architecture in Europe and the Ameri

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The years around 1700 were marked by transformations in European and colonial capital cities. In this building activity, architects and architectural ideas, formed mostly in Italy and influenced by the baroque architecture of Rome, played a central role. This volume in the series Studies in the History of Art includes contributions by 11 historians of architecture, each focusing on a specific city or country: Naples, Tome, Vienna, Stockholm, Saint Petersburg, England, Amsterdam, Lisbon, Quebec City, and Lima.

This is a publication by the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), the Gallery's research institute.

The years around 1700 were marked by transformations in European and colonial capital cities. In this building activity, architects and architectural ideas, formed mostly in Italy and influenced by the baroque architecture of Rome, played a central role. This volume in the series Studies in the History of Art includes contributions by 11 historians of architecture, each focusing on a specific city or country: Naples, Tome, Vienna, Stockholm, Saint Petersburg, England, Amsterdam, Lisbon, Quebec City, and Lima. The result is a cross section that allows a comparative reading of baroque architecture from country to country, from region to region, and from the Old World to the New.

  • Hardcover
  • 9 x 11 inches
  • 240 Pages, 6 color and 195 black and white illustrations
  • Published: 2006