Art & Architecture: Florence
Rolf C. WirtzISBN: 3-8331-1481-9;
Florentia, the "flowering" city: Under the Medici family, artists such as Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli and Brunelleschi turned the city into an artistic center and awakened Italian Humanism. Even today the visitor feels the unique flair, when strolling through the streets, past the Duomo Santa Maria del Fiore, the Piazza della Signora, and the treasures of the Uffizi. This guide offers everything the informed traveler should know about Florence's art and architecture, its history and culture. It includes: A comprehensive guide to all major places of interest, An illustration of each work of art or architecture discussed, Numerous essays on history and culture, City maps and ground plans with accompanying pictures, An illustrated timeline, A guide to Florentine architectural styles, A handy glossary, Artists' biographies, A detailed index. Издание на...
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