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The Resource Rome measured and imagined : early modern maps of the Eternal City, Jessica Maier

Rome measured and imagined : early modern maps of the Eternal City, Jessica Maier

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Rome measured and imagined : early modern maps of the Eternal City
Title
Rome measured and imagined
Title remainder
early modern maps of the Eternal City
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Maier
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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Maier, Jessica
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DG809
LC item number
.M35 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Cartography
  • Rome (Italy)
  • Rome (Italy)
  • Cartography
  • Travel
  • Italy
  • Kartografi
  • Resor
  • Kartor
  • Italien
Label
Rome measured and imagined : early modern maps of the Eternal City, Jessica Maier
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. "Icarus spreading his wings" : the early modern city brought to life -- Chapter one. Toward a new city image : Leon Battista Alberti's Descriptio Urbis Romae (ca. 1450) and Francesco Rosselli's Lost View of Rome (ca. 1458-90) -- Late medieval origins -- Alberti's Survey of Rome -- Rosselli's Rome in twelve sheets -- Chapter two. Putting Rome into drawing : the lessons of architecture and antiquity in the early 1500s -- Raphael's call to preserve, measure and draw the ruins -- Raphael's larger goals and audience -- Drawn from the grave : illustrated works on Ancient Rome after Raphael -- Pictorialism revisited -- Chapter three. Syntheses : Leonardo Bufalini's plan of Rome (1551) -- Origins, form, and function of Bufalini's background and intended audience -- Bufalini and the art of surveying -- Ancient and modern in Bufalini's map -- The early reception and influence of Bufalini's map -- The modern reception of Bufalini's map -- Chapter four. Antitheses : Ancient and Modern Rome in sixteenth-century imagery --Bartolomeo Marliani, Pirro Ligorio, and the "memory of ancient things" -- Stefano Du Perac, the ancient Forma urbis, and the city renewed -- Mario Cartaro and the Paragone of ancient and modern -- Roman print culture, dissemination, and the market -- Chapter five. "Before the eyes of the whole world" : the city writ large, 1593-1676 -- Antonio Tempesta's Prospectus and its progeny : painterly approaches to the reenergized city -- Matteo Greuter, Giovanni Battistia Falda,and architectural approaches to seventeenth-century Rome -- Epilogue. The Eternal City measured and imagined
Control code
881824366
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xii, 276 pages
Isbn
9780226127774
Lccn
2014024563
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)881824366
Label
Rome measured and imagined : early modern maps of the Eternal City, Jessica Maier
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction. "Icarus spreading his wings" : the early modern city brought to life -- Chapter one. Toward a new city image : Leon Battista Alberti's Descriptio Urbis Romae (ca. 1450) and Francesco Rosselli's Lost View of Rome (ca. 1458-90) -- Late medieval origins -- Alberti's Survey of Rome -- Rosselli's Rome in twelve sheets -- Chapter two. Putting Rome into drawing : the lessons of architecture and antiquity in the early 1500s -- Raphael's call to preserve, measure and draw the ruins -- Raphael's larger goals and audience -- Drawn from the grave : illustrated works on Ancient Rome after Raphael -- Pictorialism revisited -- Chapter three. Syntheses : Leonardo Bufalini's plan of Rome (1551) -- Origins, form, and function of Bufalini's background and intended audience -- Bufalini and the art of surveying -- Ancient and modern in Bufalini's map -- The early reception and influence of Bufalini's map -- The modern reception of Bufalini's map -- Chapter four. Antitheses : Ancient and Modern Rome in sixteenth-century imagery --Bartolomeo Marliani, Pirro Ligorio, and the "memory of ancient things" -- Stefano Du Perac, the ancient Forma urbis, and the city renewed -- Mario Cartaro and the Paragone of ancient and modern -- Roman print culture, dissemination, and the market -- Chapter five. "Before the eyes of the whole world" : the city writ large, 1593-1676 -- Antonio Tempesta's Prospectus and its progeny : painterly approaches to the reenergized city -- Matteo Greuter, Giovanni Battistia Falda,and architectural approaches to seventeenth-century Rome -- Epilogue. The Eternal City measured and imagined
Control code
881824366
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xii, 276 pages
Isbn
9780226127774
Lccn
2014024563
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)881824366

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