The Villa Laurentina of Pliny the Younger in an 18th Century Vision.
- Pagine: 250, 18 Ill. B/N, 120 Ill. Col.
- Anno edizione: 2016
Jerzy Miziolek, The Villa Laurentina of Pliny the Younger in an Eighteenth Century Vision
The book deals with a paper reconstruction of Pliny the Youngers (c. AD 61-112) villa near Ostia, some twenty kilometres from Rome. This unique work was created in Rome in the years 1777-78 by a young Pole, Count Stanis
JERZY MIZIOLEK is professor of the visual arts and the classical tradition at the University of Warsaw (Institute of Archaeology). He studied art history and classical archaeology at the Jagiellonian University, Krak
Jerzy Miziolek, Villa Laurentina of Pliny the Younger in an Eighteenth Century Vision
Chapter I. Stanislaw Kostka Potocki: archaeology and artistic culture in the 2nd half of the eighteenth century
1.The fascination with Antiquity and its influence in the 2nd half of the eighteenth century
5.In the company of Princess Izabela Lubomirska: Stanis
Chapter II. The Laurentina - Pliny the Youngers villa marittima and its reconstruction in the pure taste of the century of Trajan
1. A literary portrait of the Laurentina - the dwelling-place of the Muses
2.The owner of the Laurentina
3.The search for the remnants of the Laurentina in the eighteenth century and later
4.Plinys letter on the Laurentina in European culture from the Renaissance to neoclassicism
5.Artists employed by Stanis
6.Reconstruction drawings of the Laurentina and remarks on the Notes et Id
7.Reconstruction of Plinys villa, decoration of the main rooms, patterns and inspirations
8.The cryptoportico with adjacent pavilions and the heliocaminus
9. Some notes on the Ideas Guiding the Plan for Plinys villa by Potocki
Chapter III. The third dimension of Pliny the Youngers villa. Virtual reconstruction of the Laurentina
Instead of an epilogue: the Laurentina of Potockis vision and the artistic culture of neoclassical Warsaw
I. Pliny the Younger, Letter to Gallus (2, 17)
III. Notes and explanations in the portfolios containing the drawings
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