Vedute del fronte a mare di Palermo nel Settecento

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[automatically translated] E 'from the middle of the sixteenth century, with the southward expansion desired by Viceroy Juan de Vega and the construction of classicist door of the Greeks, which took off in the key definition process of courtly front of the sea of the city of Palermo. Only by the end of the next century, however, with the increasing production of representations and views, he witnessed the consolidation of points of view which favored the image of the city taken from the sea by painters and engravers. This choice became so recurrent as to become almost a constant iconography Palermo soon, alongside the implementation of increasingly complex architectural projects aimed at the monumental walled source to sea and to the definition of a true "urban facade".
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationI punti di vista e le vedute di città. Secoli XVII-XX
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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NameStoria dell'Urbanistica - Annuario nazionale di Storia della Città e del Territorio

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