Lecture 9 - Personal Visions: Michelangelo and Palladio I....

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Personal Visions: Michelangelo and Palladio I. New St. Peter’s a. 1546 Pope Paul III asks Michelangelo b. Clarifies Bramante plan i. Gives it a front façade ii. Porch iii. Dome iv. Back to Central plan c. Add a long nave for practical and philosophical purposes d. 2 extra bays e. Engaged columns instead of free columns on porch f. Inside i. Barrel vaults ii. Masonry g. Model i. Closely followed for dome ii. Not poured concrete iii. Double shelled (Brunelleschi; he’s from Florence) iv. Shows up poorly form front of façade v. Portico never built vi. Nave extended vii.Dome not so massive looking h. Stone cutting i. Intricate and large ii. Niches down body of building iii. Mannerism – tendency to complexity and difficult reading emerging about mid 16 th century 1. Post-perfection i. 1564 i. Michelangelo died ii. Shakespeare born j. Mannerism i. Frightening ii. Dreadful things that happened at 16 th century 1. Reformation II. Laurentian Library a. Part of Sn. Lorenzo (Brunelleschi) b. 1520s
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