Venice: The Golden Centuries by Giandomenico RomanelliVenice: The Golden Centuries by Giandomenico Romanelli

Venice: The Golden Centuries

byGiandomenico Romanelli

Hardcover | April 15, 2012

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If you approach Venice by way of the lagoon, the city appears to be as homogenous as a single building. But as soon as you step into its shadowy alleys, you will be captivated by the architectural finesse of the palazzi, churches, and private residential palaces where the eye is drawn to the dazzling stylistic variety of Moorish window arches adjacent to balconies in Venetian Gothic and severe Renaissance facades. This volume offers detailed insight into the broad spectrum of architecture, sculpture, and painting of the city on the lagoon. The authors chronologically progress through the stages of Venetian art history from the thirteenth to the eighteenth centuries. More than 650 illustrations document the eventful artistic development of this exceptional city, whose monuments have been largely preserved until today.

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Giandomenico Romanelli is the Director of the Correr Museum in Venice and an expert on Venetian art.

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Title:Venice: The Golden CenturiesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 7 × 9 × 0.98 inPublished:April 15, 2012Publisher:h.f.ullmann publishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:384800013X

ISBN - 13:9783848000135

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VENICE OR FLORENCE ?Choosing between Venice or Florence can not only be a hard choice but an unfair one. There is too much to see, too much to experience and feel in both enchanted cities that FW recommends once in your life to go to both. Until then however, the two books by Ullmann Publishing give you an insightful look into the two worlds.Venice The Golden Centuries is a look into the city on water through the eyes of dazzling style in architecture, design, sculptures and paintings. This book allows you to learn, explore and dream of the heaven like city and does not seize to amaze of what has been preserved until today only waiting for you to experience in real life!The other keepsake, Florence Art and Architecture is another magical book that inspires you to travel to the other part of the world that offers sculptures, paintings, design, churches, chapels and masterpieces that let you dream of another time.Fashion Weekly Magazine August 2012 issue by Sakina K.