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Borromini

Paolo Portoghesi

Borromini

with 400 monochrome plates, 147 drawings, 158 illustrations in the text

by Paolo Portoghesi

  • 246 Want to read
  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Borromini, Francesco, 1599-1667.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 437-440.

    Statement[translated from the Italian by Barbara La Penta].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA1123.B6 P6216
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 452 p.
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4953048M
    LC Control Number76381273

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Francesco Borromini, original name Francesco Castelli, (born SeptemBissone, Duchy of Lombardy [Italy]—died August 2,Rome), Italian architect who was a chief formulator of Baroque architectural style.

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