AHST 1304 Notes - 10.13.11 Fountain of Four Rivers San...

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10.13.11 Fountain of Four Rivers San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane 1638-1667 Rome Borromini - Yes for imagery o Inspire - Is on street intersection and there are fountains on all sides of street - He eliminated the corner, curved sides with concave and convex sides - Monastery w/ refectory, church, library, garden on small street corner - Broken pediment: top part of church has an oval with St Charles picture on it - Inside also as curvy entablature, dome is actually shallow o Uses illusion to make ceiling look high
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o Series of crosses, octagons, and hexagons and made them smaller and smaller as it gets closer o Pure white for the house of god Sant’ Ivo 1642-1650 Borromini - Alexander VII was Chigi Family - Family coat of arms: Chigi stars - Piatza and arcade was there before Borrimini from late 1500s by Michel’s chief assistant: della Porta - Borrimini continued Porta’s arcading - Lower story simpler design - Higher story more decorated - Has Chigi Stars - Spiraling and curves and broken entablature on top - All white - ,
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course AHST 1304 taught by Professor Goode during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson.

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