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Friday, October 11, The Spanish Retable.
Written in English. Martin Shaw , b. Baroque architecture. In this provocative revisionist work, Evonne Levy brings fresh theoretical perspectives to the study of the "propagandistic" art and architecture of the Jesuit order as exemplified by its late Baroque Roman church interiors. The book consists of separate episodes of forgotten lore.
Baroque Architecture (History of World Architecture)
Friday, October 11, The Spanish Retable. Portico Altar of St. Gregory the Great , St. Peter's Basilica, Rome, Italy. The retable or "retablo" originates from the Latin word retrotabulum which translates to "behind the altar table". It's a framed altarpiece that is similar to an Italian Baroque portico altar, but with some major differences.
The portico altar integrates decorative elements like sculpture, relief, and fresco into the backdrop of the altar to create an effect of a seemingly singular surface. On the other hand, the Spanish Baroque retables separate the frescos, sculptures, and reliefs into what appears to be a vertical grid or frame; it makes no attempt to dissolve the boundaries between each.
And while the retable and altar serve as the main altar space, the portico altar that is a complementary worship area in a typical Italian Baroque church. Retable, St. Mary's Cathedral of Astorga, Leon, Spain. The impressiveness of the retable has to do with the size.
Characteristically, it is much higher than it is broad which accentuates its height. The piece sits on the ground and extends to the vault above drawing your attention from the bottom-up; the Brobdingnagian size combined with the heavy decoration overwhelm the viewer when it is first seen. The structure is constructed from wood or stone Various professions were employed to create the retable including painters, sculptors, polychromers someone who practices the decorating of architectural elements, sculpture, etc.
Paintings done in tempera on the retable , St. Peter's church, Girona, Spain. The paintings are done in tempera are situated under carved and gilded canopies that add depth to the structure. The art depicts the life of a saint or perhaps the stories of Jesus. In all paintings, the figure dominates leaving the backdrop and scenery secondary to the actual objects.
The brightly painted colors contrast with the heavy gold setting found throughout the retable. The Palazzo Interior. Baku, Azerbaijan from the New York Times. Baku, Azerbaijan. Monday, October 7, The Sistine Chapel. The Dome of San Lorenzo. Architect: Guarino Guarini Construction: Newer Posts Older Posts Home. Subscribe to: Posts Atom.
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Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 1 May ; 39 2 : — The original drawings and published designs for town houses by Robert de Cotte are examined here in order to clarify a relatively unknown aspect of his activity as one of the dominant figures in French architecture of the early 18th century. Taken as a group with the executed plans, they demonstrate that de Cotte's ability lay not in the development of new ideas but in synthesis of a very high order-his sources were primarily the works of J. Mansart and Lassurance. His designs are distinguished by a consistent interest in giving the corps-de-logis the appearance of a freestanding block.
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View larger. Preview this title online. Download instructor resources. Additional order info. K educators : This link is for individuals purchasing with credit cards or PayPal only. This is the first in-depth introduction to the Baroque and Rococo in Western Europe and Latin America, featuring fresh, engaging discussions of artworks and buildings. Full-colored, high-quality illustrations ensure readers a detailed look at the art.
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