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Leon Battista Alberti"s Hypnerotomachia Poliphili

recognizing the architectural body in the early Italian Renaissance

by Liane Lefaivre

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colonna, Francesco, d. 1527,
  • Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472 -- Authorship,
  • Colonna, Francesco, d. 1527 -- Authorship

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-293) and index.

    StatementLiane Lefaivre.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ4619.C9 Z76 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination297 p. :
    Number of Pages297
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1001691M
    ISBN 100262122049
    LC Control Number96040960

    Hypnerotomachia Poliphili: Leon Battista Alberti's Hypnerotomachia Poliphili:f Re-Cognizing the Architectural Body in the Early Italian Renaissance. Part fictional narrative and part scholarly treatise, rich illustrated with wood engravings, the book is an extreme case of erotic furor, aimed at everything - especially architecture. Leon Battista Alberti (n.). 1. Italian architect and painter; pioneering theoretician of Renaissance architecture ().

      Hypnerotomachia Poliphili: ubi humana omnia non nisisomnium esse docet atque obiter plurima scitu sane quam digna commemorat by Colonna, Francesco, ; Alberti, Leon Battista, ; Colonna, Francesco, approximately ; Pages:   The dream of Poliphilus. Facsimiles of one hundred and sixty eight woodcuts in the "Hypnerotomachia Poliphili," Venice, by Colonna, Francesco, d. ; Appell, Johann Wilhelm, Pages:

    Interpretations of the intricate text are many, and there is evidence that it served as a sort of humanist encyclopedia (D. Stichel, 'Reading the Hypnerotomachia Poliphili in the Cinquecento, marginal notes in a copy at Modena,' Aldus Manutius and Renaissance Culture, Essays in memory of Franklin D. Murphy, Florence: ) This is an oversized. Other articles where Hypnerotomachia Poliphili is discussed: graphic design: Renaissance book design: was the Aldine Press’s Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, believed to be written by Francesco Colonna. The design of the work achieves an understated simplicity and tonal harmony, and its elegant synthesis of type and image has seldom been equaled.


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[Liane Lefaivre] -- "Part fictional narrative and part scholarly treatise, richly illustrated with wood engravings, the book is an extreme case of erotic furor, aimed at everything - especially architecture - that the.

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The enigmatic, polyglot Hypnerotomachia Poliphili—the inspiration for the bestselling novel The Rule of Four—has fascinated architects and historians since its publication in Author: Liane Lefaivre.

The enigmatic Hypnerotomachia Poliphili published anonymously in has long posed puzzles for historians and other scholars. This present text argues that the volume can credibly be attributed, not to Francesca Colonna as is often done, but to the Renaissance humanist and polymath Leon Battista Alberti.

Evidence for this is found in the unravelling of Cited by: 2. Leon Battista Alberti’s Hypnerotomachia dge: MIT Press, 4. The Hypnerotomachia Poliphili (ISTC ic) was printed on super-chancery 2° ( × mm, ) paper folios ( pages) and collated into 8-folio signatures. Because the book was not paginated, pages are referred to by signature (a–y) and leaf.

Leon Battista Alberti. Leon Battista Alberti was known as the Father of Modern Architecture. As an Italian humanist, architect and principal initiator of Renaissance art theory, Alberti was a multi-faceted personality with a kaleidoscope of talent and knowledge, being known as the prototype of the Renaissance ‘universal man’.

Liane Lefaivre reprendra cette thèse dans Leon Battista Alberti's Hypnerotomacha Poliphili - Re-Cognizing the Architectural Body in the Early Italian Renaissance. L’écrivain et librettiste Apostolo Zeno, lui, l’attribue à un homonyme de Francesco, obscur dominicain vénitien, sans rapport avec la famille Colonna/5(33).

Leon Battista Alberti. Works: Tempio Malatestiano, Palazzo Rucellai, Santa Maria Novella Leon Battista Alberti (Febru – Ap ) was an Italian author, artist, architect, poet, priest, linguist, philosopher, and cryptographer, and general Renaissance humanist polymath: though he is often characterized as "architect" James Beck observes, "to single out one of.

PDF Download Leon Battista Albertis Hypnerotomachia Poliphili ReCognizing the Architectural Body in Read Full Ebook. Francesco Colonna’s Hypnerotomachia (although recently the architect Leon Battista has been named as the possible author) is also a mixed-language text - but with a difference.

The text was written using Italian syntax and morphology, but the author invented his own vocabulary based on roots from Latin and Greek. Hypnerotomachia Poliphili book. Read 31 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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There is a good deal of debate about this attribution, however. Leon Battista Alberti, in his De pictura, had argued that painters should depict human figures in movement.

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The MIT Press site also notes a number of other significant aspects of the book. As seen above, illustrations are integrated into the main text, allowing “the eye to slip back and forth from textual description and corresponding.

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