The spectacle of clouds, 1439-1650 : Italian art and theatre

Buccheri, Alessandra, 1972-

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  • Creator Alessandra Buccheri
  • Format Books
  • Publication Burlington : Ashgate, [2014]
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  • Physical Details
    • x, 203 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 9781472418838, 1472418832
  • OCLC ocn881848545

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-196) and index.

Contents

  • Cloud machinery : a heritage from the middle ages -- Designing paradise : Brunelleschi, Leonardo, and Vasari -- Platform clouds vs bubble clouds : Raphael vs Correggio -- Court theatre in the 16th century : only the Medici go to heaven -- Why clouds can be trouble : the challenge of foreshortening -- From volume to structure : towards a new heaven -- The Tuscan school in Rome in the 17th century : a struggle for identity -- A burst of heaven on earth : the glory of saint at Santi Quattro Coronati -- The triumph of baroque clouds in art and theatre
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