Brunelleschi's dome : the story of the great cathedral in Florence / Ross King.

Author
Published
  • London : Pimlico 2001, c2000
Physical description
184 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
ISBN
  • 0712664807
  • 9780712664806
Notes
  • First published in Great Britain by Chatto & Windus, 2000.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [177]) and index.
  • Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2000.
Contents
  • 1. A More Beautiful and Honourable Temple -- 2. The Goldsmith of San Giovanni -- 3. The Treasure Hunters -- 4. An Ass and a Babbler -- 5. The Rivals -- 6. Men without Name or Family -- 7. Some Unheard-of Machine -- 8. The Chain of Stone -- 9. The Tale of the Fat Carpenter -- 10. The Pointed Fifth -- 11. Bricks and Mortar -- 12. Circle by Circle -- 13. The Monster of the Arno -- 14. Debacle at Lucca -- 15. From Bad to Worse -- 16. Consecration -- 17. The Lantern -- 18. Ingenii Viri Philippi Brunelleschi -- 19. The Nest of Delights.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
  • This is a narrative about the artist and architect Filippo Brunelleschi and about the design and construction in the 1430s of his dome for the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence.

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