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Inside Rome free pdf Rome is a city built for display and grandeur. For centuries it has been a place of pilgrimage for artists and art-lovers, yet many of its greatest treasures remain unseen by the public. This book sets out to penetrate the hidden world of Rome's historic interiors, and to reveal a side to the city which has been previously unexplored, while aiming to offer fresh perspectives on the less-familiar side of famous buildings. The span of styles presented ranges from the High Renaissance reception rooms of the Palazzo Farnese, to the Art Deco mosaics of Mussolini's Foro Italico. It surveys Vatican apartments, palaces and villas, embassies, clubs and private institutions. Comprehensive information on buildings open to the public is included.

About Joe Friedman

Joe Friedman is an architectural historian and consultant specializing in the restoration of historic interiors. He has worked on a variety of projects, including Spencer House in London and the villa of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor in Paris. He is author of Spencer House, Chronicle of a Great London Mansion (1993), and also author of Inside London, Inside Paris and Inside New York in this absorbing Phaidon series. Marella Caracciolo is a journalist and writer based in Rome. She has been a regular contributor to The World of Interiors and is author of an Italian publication on the gardens of Ninfa. Francesco Venturi, born in Rome, is a photographer who specializes in architecture and travel. His published work includes the Travel to Landmarks series, in addition to numerous magazine articles.

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Author : Joe Friedman
Publisher : Phaidon Press Ltd
Data Published : 01 April 1998
ISBN : 0714837628
EAN : 9780714837628
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 128 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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