Baroque and Rococo Architecture and Decoration by Anthony Blunt, Alastair Laing, Christopher Tadgell

By Anthony Blunt, Alastair Laing, Christopher Tadgell

A learn of a interval in artwork and layout levels from Baroque structure in Rome within the early 1600s via Bernini, Boromini, and Pietro da Cortana

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I ,) i'^ ^ - 1 ;vii Rome has the advantage of allowing the visitor to see the rising above the church unobscured by the nave. although dome 35 it The colonnade is so planned that, when blessing from the Benediction Loggia in the pope gives his the middle of the facade of the church, he can be seen from e\er\\vhere except two small areas to the right and left of the entrance to the two and by keeping the actual structure low, Bernini also enabled him to be well seen w hen he gives the blessing from the corridors, window in the Vatican Palace.

The similarity of the colonnade to Bernini's Scala Regia is immediately striking, but it is now known that Borromini's work was executed in 1 652-53. that is to say ten years before the planning of the Vatican staircase, so that he was the innovator of false perspective; but only an innovator in a in this use had been applied in a more Maria presso S. Satiro in Milan, and by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger in the entrance to the Palazzo Famese more than a century earlier, and further. Borromini probably based his design on one of Montano's limited sense, because the idea restricted way by Bramante in S.

The similarity of the colonnade to Bernini's Scala Regia is immediately striking, but it is now known that Borromini's work was executed in 1 652-53. that is to say ten years before the planning of the Vatican staircase, so that he was the innovator of false perspective; but only an innovator in a in this use had been applied in a more Maria presso S. Satiro in Milan, and by Antonio da Sangallo the Younger in the entrance to the Palazzo Famese more than a century earlier, and further. Borromini probably based his design on one of Montano's limited sense, because the idea restricted way by Bramante in S.

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