Bramante's Tempietto, the Roman Renaissance, and the Spanish by Jack Freiberg

By Jack Freiberg

The Tempietto, the embodiment of the Renaissance mastery of classical structure and its Christian reinvention, used to be additionally the pre-eminent fee of the Catholic kings, Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabel of Castile, in papal Rome. This groundbreaking booklet situates Bramante's favourite memorial devoted to Saint Peter and the origins of the Roman Catholic Church on the middle of a coordinated software of the humanities exalting Spain's management within the quest for Christian hegemony. The thoughts in shape and iconography that made the Tempietto an authoritative version for Western structure have been fortified in legacy monuments created by means of the popes in Rome and the kings in Spain from the later Renaissance to the current day. New pictures expressly taken for this research trap entire perspectives and centred info of this exemplar of Renaissance paintings and statecraft.

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