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Villa Giulia, court

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Description: Gardens and Gardening in Papal Rome
~The practice of exhibiting ancient Roman statues, sarcophagi, and reliefs in their gardens presumably promoted the idea among Renaissance Romans to organize iconographical programs, primarily based on classical mythology, for the decoration and classicizing of their gardens. The earliest example of such a program, however, was not concerned with sculpture and it...
PublisherPrinceton University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.76-102

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