Item Number: 149267
Title: More Eighteenth-Century Neapolitan Staircases : Showpiece and Utility
Author: De Meyer, Dirk
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Description: Gent: A&S Books, 2018. 24cm., pbk., 130pp. prof. illus. Engilsh text.
Summary: This book documents the development of the open staircase typology in Naples at the moment that it shifted from the traditional, monumental Baroque palace staircase towards the later palazzo or condominium staircase that was serving four, five or more levels of apartments. These staircases are considered "the star(s) of the palace composition in Naples". The book is the outcome of a master seminar in Architectural History at Ghent University. It continues a first publication from 2017.
Contents: A typological make-over - Staircase design in eighteenth-century Napels, Dirk De Meyer ; Ferdinando Sanfelice - Palazzo Lauriano also called Capuano staircase, c. 1730 ; Ferdinando Sanfelice - Palazzo Palmarice staircase,1719 ; FerdinandoSanfelice (attrib.) - Double palazzo in via Salvator Rosa main courtyard staircase,c. 1730s ; Ferdinando Sanfelice (attrib.) - Double palazzo in via Salvator Rosa small courtyard staircase, c. 1730s ; Unknown architect (Ferdinando Sanfelice?) - Palazzo Persico staircase,mid-18th c. ; Unknown architect Palazzo in via Atri staircase, mid or late 18th c ; Unknown architect Palazzo in via Costantinopoli staircase,mid or late 18th c.
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