Siena: History and Masterpieces (Bonechi Travel Guides)

Siena: History and Masterpieces (Bonechi Travel Guides)

By: Piero Torriti (author)Paperback

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Description

A discussion of the major buildings in the city of Siena, describing the architecture, their artistic contents and their historical background. Torriti's guide begins in the Piazza del Campo, and then covers each building of importance in the city - the Fonte Gaia, the Palazzo Pubblico, the Palazzo Chigi-Saracini, the Duomo, the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, the Pinacoteca Nazionale, and the Piazzas dei Salimbeni and Tolomei. In each case the treasures that they contain are described and illustrated. The final chapter explores the Palio and the competing Contrade.

About Author

Piero Torriti is the former Superintendent of Artistic and Historical Assets for the Provinces of Siena and Grosseto.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9788872044759
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9788872044759
  • ISBN10: 8872044758

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