The Renaissance from Brunelleschi to Michelangelo : the representation of architecture (catalogue of an exhibition held at Palazzo Grassi, Venice, 1994; also shown elsewhere)
London, Thames & Hudson, 1994
(30.5 cm), 731 (5) pp., 700 colour plates and numerous black & white illustrations. 421 catalogue entries. Publisher’s cloth, pictorial dust jacket. - Encyclopaedic exhibition on the representation of architecture in art, and architecture’s relationship with other arts, featuring a spectacular group of 30 period wooden scale models for architectural projects, also paintings, drawings, manuscripts, books, prints, sculptures, foundation medals, and other objects. The catalogue contains over four hundred pages of introductory essays - by Henry A. Millon, Kathleen Weil-Garris Brandt, Christoph Luitpold Frommel, Arnaldo Bruschi, Nicholas Adams and Laurie Nussdorfer, Richard Krautheimer, Hubertus Günther, Oswald Mathias Ungers, James Ackerman, Cesare de Seta, and Carlo Bertelli - and another 300 pages containing 421 individual entries written by some fifty-six authors. ¶ Very good, unmarked copy.