Item #12049 Alberti's Church of San Sebastiano in Mantua. Richard E. Lamoureux.

Alberti's Church of San Sebastiano in Mantua

New York: Garland Publishing, 1979.

Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #12049
ISBN: 0824039580

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, cocked, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Architectural criticism of the now abandoned, heavily restored fifteenth-century Church of San Sebastiano in Mantua, and the ecclesiastical architecture of Leone Battista Alberti. "Alberti may be the first architect consciously and systematically to construct a church, namely San Sebastiano, less in terms of the function it was to serve as a place of worship or as a commemorative monument, but more in terms of its urban function and more importantly in terms of its esthetic function: by its beauty and perfection, an earthly image, if not also realization, of the heavenly Jerusalem." ; Outstanding Dissertations in the Fine Arts; Ex-Library; 349 pages.

Price: $99.95

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