Fausto & Felice Niccolini. the Houses and Monuments of Pompeii - Valentin Kockel (Hardcover)

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Barcode
9783836556873
Department
Books
Released
3 Dec 2016
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Valentin Kockel
Sebastian Schutze
Sebastian, Dr Schutze
Subtitle
Houses and Monuments of Pompei
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Taschen America Llc
Language
English
Number of Pages
648
Dimensions
396 x 282mm (5.64kg)

Summary

A meticulous facsimile of Le case ed i monumenti di Pompei, Fausto and Felice Niccolini’s extraordinary Pompeii publication, first issued in 1854 and featuring more than 400 color plates of the buried Vesuvian city. An enduring archaeological masterpiece, the volume reveals not only maps and groundplans of Pompeii, but also the stunning...

Non-Fiction

General Subject
Art
BISAC Subject 1
Art / General
BISAC Subject 2
History / General
BISAC Subject 3
Art / Individual Artists / General
BISAC Subject 4
History / General
BISAC Subject 5
Architecture / General
BIC Classification 1
Architecture
BIC Classification 2
History
BIC Classification 3
The arts: general issues
Dewey Classification
700

Author Bio

Valentin Kockel studied classical archaeology and obtained his doctorate in 1978 with a thesis on the necropolises of Pompeii. He has worked at the German Archaeological Institute in Rome, the Technical University of Darmstadt, and as Professor Emeritus at Augsburg University. Kockel has headed excavations in Ostia Antica and at the Forum in Pompeii. Sebastian Sch tze was a longtime research fellow at the Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max Planck Institute for Art History) in Rome. He is a member of the academic board of the Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici in Naples, and a corresponding member of the sterreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften. From 2003 to 2009 he held the Bader Chair in Southern Baroque Art at Queen's University in Kingston. In 2009 he was appointed Professor of Early Modern Art History at Vienna University.

Review Quotes

"TASCHEN resurrects [the Niccolini brothers'] achievement in this sumptuous tome."