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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Rome, Lazio, Italyen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1646-1649 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorBorromini, Francescoen_US
dc.date1646-1649en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-04-26T19:24:52Z
dc.date.available2013-04-26T19:24:52Z
dc.date.issued1646-1649en_US
dc.identifier211287en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 643en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/118768
dc.descriptionTight view along the east elevation on Via Giulia; The building plans of the Florentine Falconieri family were less grand and more realistic. From 1646 to 1649 Borromini enlarged their newly acquired 16th-century palazzo on the banks of the Tiber behind the Palazzo Farnese by adding a framed doorway and three bays to the original seven. He paid tribute to the name of his client in the falcon herms on the angles of the façade. The garden side opened to form a U-shaped courtyard running down to the Tiber, and the river-front was topped by a roof loggia articulated in the manner of Palladio's basilica at Vicenza (ca. 1550), with a degree of plasticity that increased rather than diminished with each ascending storey. In the interior Borromini used completely unconventional solutions to great effect for the ceilings, basing their symbolism on 16th-century emblem books. The delicacy and cool elegance of much of the stucco ornament bring to mind late 18th-century English interior decoration. Source: Grove Art Online; http://www.groveart.com/ (accessed 12/2/2007)en_US
dc.format.mediumstone; stuccoen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectBaroqueen_US
dc.titlePalazzo Falconierien_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-BF-PF-B3en_US
vra.culturalContextItalianen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypepalazzoen_US
dc.contributor.displayFrancesco Borromini (Italian architect, 1599-1667)en_US


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