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An Architect in Italy By Caroline Mauduit

An Architect in Italy
by Caroline Mauduit

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A pictorial re-creation of the architectural splendour of Italy by the author, an architect, who spent a year visiting, drawing and writing about the buildings and gardens of the High Renaissance in the countryside, as well as Rome, Tuscany, Umbria and the Palladian world of the Veneto.
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An Architect in Italy by Caroline Mauduit

This book had its origins in a sketchbook compiled over a period of 12 months by an English architect who had won a scholarship to the British School in Rome. Throughout her year in Italy, Caroline Maudit made expeditions into the countryside, visiting the buildings of the High Renaissance; exploring the architecture of Rome and later travelling to Tuscany, Umbria and the Palladian world of the Veneto. All over Italy she managed to persuade people to let her see many places not normally open to the public. Everywhere she went, she took her sketchbook along with a box of watercolours and a measuring tape and gradually the book filled up with her drawings, observations and impressions until by the end of the year, it was brimming with churches, villas, palaces, gardens and ruins. This work is a reproduction of the pages of Caroline's sketchbook, together with her own specially written commentary.

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GOR002802456
An Architect in Italy by Caroline Mauduit
Caroline Mauduit
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
1988-09-29
234
0747501556
9780747501558
N/A
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