Giacomo Serpotta. Gli oratori di Palermo. Guida storico-artistica

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Abstract

[automatically translated] The monograph examines the vast production of Giacomo Serpotta specifically within the system of the speakers in the city of Palermo, sacred buildings of a private nature and secular but religious commissions, therefore, with specific typological and functional characteristics. The research starts from the identification of the more than forty places surveyed, and continues with the historical reconstruction, including the special commission of the individual monuments, and the decorations that invest the whole sphere of artistic production, also addressed briefly in the introductory chapters. All cards in detail describe the speakers accompanying the visitor step by step and describing the artistic emergencies therein. Some speakers with more complex iconography are accompanied by a useful map to more easily locate the position of the main sacred images. Also, in each of the Serpotta speakers it is not limited to the description of the site and of these works, but it offers a theological interpretation. Central remains precisely the Giacomo Serpotta revolution in these places that is explained on the basis of a broad view on the subject starting from the XVI century and sail up to the XIX. The book summarizes the highlights of Serpotta and speakers with a general bibliography of over 330 texts. theological interpretation. Central remains precisely the Giacomo Serpotta revolution in these places that is explained on the basis of a broad view on the subject starting from the XVI century and sail up to the XIX. The book summarizes the highlights of Serpotta and speakers with a general bibliography of over 330 texts. theological interpretation. Central remains precisely the Giacomo Serpotta revolution in these places that is explained on the basis of a broad view on the subject starting from the XVI century and sail up to the XIX. The book summarizes the highlights of Serpotta and speakers with a general bibliography of over 330 texts.
Original languageItalian
PublisherKalós edizioni d'arte
Number of pages295
ISBN (Print)978-88-98777-31-0
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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Nameitinerari d'arte

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