Review Fausto Felice Niccolini: The Houses and Monuments of Pompeii
Fausto Felice Niccolini: The Houses and Monuments of Pompeii Download Ü 7 º Rising from the ashesThe first color lithographs of the rediscovered PompeiiWhen the excavations at Pompeii were first placed on a scholarly archaeological footing in the 19th century brothers Fausto and Felice Niccolini were close aEs and Monuments of Pompeii which was issued in installments between 1854 and 1896 in Naples presented over 400 color plates providing not only views maps and ground plans of the city and its public buildings but also offered unprecedented access to Pompeii s private residences They revealed the astonishing painted wall decorations that adorned these long buried abodes their intricate works of art and the practical utensils of everyday use conjuring up a vivid picture of each house as a real domestic space In addition animated representations visualized daily life in Pompeii s workshops taverns and shops on its public suares and in its temples theaters and bathsThis meticulous facsimile.
Free read Ñ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ☆ Valentin Kockel
Rising from the ashesThe first color lithographs of the rediscovered PompeiiWhen the excavations at Pompeii were first placed on a scholarly archaeological footing in the 19th century brothers Fausto and Felice Niccolini were close at hand and ready to respond Making use of the newly introduced techniue of color lithography they documented the buildings frescos statues as well as its most ordinary everyday objects of the city buried in just 24 hours by the catastrophic eruption of Vesuvius and preserved for over 1600 years under a mantle of volcanic ashThe Niccolini s goal was to illustrate all aspects of life in the antiue city Their publication Le case ed i monumenti di Pompei The Hous.
Valentin Kockel ☆ 7 Read
Fausto Felice Niccolini The Houses and Monuments of PompeiiRevives the Niccolini s extraordinary achievement with all color plates and two introductory essays setting the project in its contemporary context and presenting the historical protagonists of the Vesuvian excavations In addition we explore the remarkable influence exerted by Pompeian art and by the haunting plaster casts made of victims of the eruption on the visual arts Across painting sculpture and interior design we trace the Pompeii legacy in the work of Robert Adam Anton Raphael Mengs Angelica Kaufmann Jean Auguste Dominiue Ingres Lawrence Alma Tadema Pablo Picasso and Giorgio de Chirico right through to recent masters Duane Hanson and George SegalText in English French and German.