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Daniel McReynolds, Palladio's Legacy. Architectural Polemics in Eighteenth-Century Venice, Venezia, Marsilio Editori, 2011

pp. 272 con 35 ill. a col. e 95 b/n, formato 20x25, brossura con alette

lingua: inglese

PROLOGUE

REBUILDING THE BRIDGE OF BASSANO: REASON AND TRADITION

Introduction
Palladio’s Bridges in Eighteenth Century
Rebuilding the Bridge
The Eruption of the Polemic
Defending Ferracina
The Problem of Authorship
Temanza’s Riposte
Reinterpreting the Bridge of Bassano
Assessing Relevance

RESTORING THE TEATRO OLIMPICO: PALLADIO’S CONTESTED LEGACY

Introduction
Palladio’s Teatro Olimpico and the Problem of Authorship
A Divided Academy
Refiguring the Palladian Legacy
Expanding the Debate
Reforming the Modern Theater and the Teatro Filarmonico of Verona
The Teatro Olimpico and the Universality of Form

PERFECTING PALLADIO: HARMONIC PROPORTION AND ARCHITECTURAL REFORM IN THE AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT

Introduction
Palladio and the Problem of Proportion
La Scuola Riccatiana and the Rationalization of the Palladian Legacy
The Invention of Harmonic Proportion
Galileo’s Pendulum
Correcting Palladio
Defending Palladio

REDEEMING THE REDENTORE: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND THE PALLADIAN IDEAL

Introduction
A Changing Design
Temanza’s Rebuttal
Harmonic Proportion and the Quarrel of Innate Ideas
Theory and Practice
The Frontispiece of S. Maria Maddalena
Temanza’s Riposte
The Palladian Ideal Open Questions

EPILOGUE: PALLADIO’S GHOST

Appendices

Bibliography

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