Review: Bramante by Arnaldo Bruschi. Meg Licht. Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians Vol. 41 No. 2, May, (pp. ) DOI: / Bramante has 2 ratings and 0 reviews. Book by Bruschi, Arnaldo. Arnaldo Bruschi. Bramante. Foreword by Peter Murray. London: Thames and Hudson, illUS.; pp. $ Arnaldo Bruschi’s book is a translated .

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He was in contact at this time,…. From to a number of mutual exchanges can be documented. Bramante seems to have been an extravert. Early years at Urbino. He had an almost fanatical interest in Dante. Bramante went many times to that city during this period, and it was probably under his direction that the crypt and the lower portion of the building were executed.

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Pope Julius II reigned —13 chose Bramante to be papal…. Please note that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, and may also contact you if any clarifications are needed. This last influence is particularly evident in its choir, which was painted in perspective to give an illusion of a much larger space. Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Inventory on Biblio is continually updated, but because much of our booksellers’ inventory is uncommon or even one-of-a-kind, stock-outs do happen from time to time.


At the same time, the buildings often represented an unbiased, personal, and contemporary interpretation of that idiom. This trait of instability and inconstancy seems to have led him away from convention in his works to a multiplicity of attitudes and expressions. In Bramante was working in Bergamo as a painter of illusionistic murals of architecture.

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In addition, inas a military engineer, he accompanied the pope to Bologna where the grand staircase of bruuschi Palazzo degli Anziani has been attributed to him. The only extant easel picture that has ever been attributed to him is the Christ at the Column of the Abbey of Chiaravalle c. His theoretical writings, apart from his report on the tiburio of the Milan cathedral, have all been lost, but their subjects are indicative of his interests; e.

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Donato Bramante

Bramante planned gigantic building complexes that adhered as never before to the idiom of antiquity. Architecture increasingly dominated his interests, but he did not give hruschi painting.

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Similar experiments, perhaps also in the same years, seem to have been carried out by Bramante on the facades of buildings, such as Casa Fontana, later called Silvestri, in Milan. His covered passageway ponticella for the Castello Sforzesco in Milan must also be from this period, and the facade of the church of Santa Maria Nascente ad Abbiategrasso near Milan dates bramantw Search Results Results 1 -9 of 9.


You may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered. He was said to be very friendly to persons with talent, and he did much to help them. He was probably responsible for the designs of the piazza of Brudchi carried out between andpartly transformed in the late 17th centuryof the painted architectural decoration on the arcaded facades that marked its limits, and for the designs of other structures of the Vigevano complex, as well as the painted decoration which has disappeared for the interior of the castle of the same city.

First English Language Edition Book condition: Thank you for your feedback. Beginning inat first in competition with two other architects, Giuliano da Sangallo and Fra Giocondo, Bramante planned the new Basilica of St. Our bamante will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article.