Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist
Papal Art and Cultural Politics

Papal Art and Cultural Politics
Rome in the Age of Clement XI

  • Date Published: September 1993
  • availability: Unavailable - out of print April 1998
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521416399

Hardback

Add to wishlist

Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available on inspection

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • This book examines the intellectual, cultural, political, and social context of papal art during the first quarter of the eighteenth century. Separating the early eighteenth century from the context that created the Roman Baroque, this study posits that the cultural programme of Pope Clement XI Albani redirected papal art patronage away from individualism and toward the institutional emphasis that still characterises the Papacy as a cultural and spiritual entity. This book will be of interest to historians of Italian art, architecture, culture, and preservation as well as to those interested in the history of the Papacy and Italian intellectualism.

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: September 1993
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521416399
    • length: 285 pages
    • dimensions: 262 x 213 x 22 mm
    • weight: 1.116kg
    • contains: 115 b/w illus.
    • availability: Unavailable - out of print April 1998
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    1. Gianfrancesco Albani: an intellectual and cultural biography
    2. Art, science and ideas in the Rome of Clement XI
    3. Papal art and patronage and the early Christian revival
    4. The Albani works at Saint Peter's and Saint John Lateran
    5. The Albani restorations of early Christian basilicas: San Clemente, Santa Maria in Cosmedin and Santa Maria in Montecelli
    6. The art patronage of Clement XI: minor projects
    7. The Albani chapel in San Sebastino Fuori le Mura
    8. Roman urbanism under Clement XI
    Conclusion
    Appendix I: The Lateran nave
    Appendix II: The San Clemente nave
    Appendix III: Supplica, from Santa Maria in Monticelli
    Selected bibliography
    Bibliographic addenda.

  • Author

    Christopher M. S. Johns

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×
warning icon

Turn stock notifications on?

You must be signed in to your Cambridge account to turn product stock notifications on or off.

Sign in Create a Cambridge account arrow icon
×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×