Architectural temperance : Spain and Rome, 1700-1759

Deupi, Victor

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  • Creator Victor Deupi
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : Routledge, 2014.
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  • Physical Details
    • xv, 214 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780415724395, 0415724392, 9781315760544
  • OCLC ocn866614474

Summary

  • "Architectural Temperance examines relations between Bourbon Spain and papal Rome (1700-1759) through the lens of cultural politics. With a focus on key Spanish architects sent to study in Rome by the Bourbon Kings, the book also discusses the establishment of a program of architectural education at the newly founded Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando in Madrid. Victor Deupi explores why a powerful nation like Spain would temper its own building traditions with the more cosmopolitan trends associated with Rome; often at the expense of its own national and regional traditions. Through the inclusion of previously unpublished documents and images that shed light on the theoretical debates which shaped eighteenth-century architecture in Rome and Madrid, Architectural Temperance provides an insight into 18th century Spanish architecture in English"--

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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