Projects and monuments in the period of the Roman Baroque (Papers in Art History from the Pennsylvania State University, 1)
University Park, PA, Pennsylvania State University, 1984
(28 cm), 166 (2) pp., illustrations. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Publishes lectures from the series held by the Pennsylvania State University concurrently with the exhibition, Architectural fantasy and reality: drawings from the Accademia Nazionale di San Luca, Concorsi Clementini, 1700-1750, held 6 December 1981-31 January 1982 at the Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, University Park. The contributors are Henry A. Millon (Filippo Juvarra and the Accademia di San Luca in Rome in the early eighteenth century), Gil R. Smith (The Concorso Accademico of 1677 at the Accademia di San Luca), Susan Scott Munshower (City informs garden: Filippo Juvarra as landscape designer), John Varriano (The architecture of papal medals), Tod A. Marder (The decision to build the Spanish Steps: from project to monument), John Pinto (The Trevi Fountain: unexecuted projects from the pontificate of Clement XI), and Hellmut Hager (Accademia di San Luca in Rome and the Académie royale d’architecture in Paris: a preliminary investigation). ¶ Light shelf wear; otherwise a very fine copy.