la Facciata del Duomo di Siena 2007
La Facciata del Duomo di Siena. Iconografia, stile, indagini storiche e scientifiche
a cura e con un'introduzione di Mario Lorenzoni
Silvana Editoriale
Cinisello Balsamo
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Siena Cathedral is the product of a complex construction process that unfolded between the mid-13th and mid-14th centuries. The construction of the west front alone took at least three decades, from 1284 to 1317. Giovanni Pisano was the architect who designed the façade and supervised the construction work, but he was also the innovative sculptor who carved the statues for it now housed in the Museo dell'Opera.
A restoration campaign conducted from July 2005 to December 2006 provided an important opportunity for clarifying certain issues linked to the Cathedral's construction and for exploring the imposing façade in detail. Coming in the wake of the restoration of 2005–6, this book sets out to provide an exhaustive interpretation of Siena Cathedral's façade, its architecture, the inscriptions that abound on it, the sculptures adorning it and the mosaics embellishing it, right down to the history of the materials used to build it.


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Volumes

2007
Museo dell'Opera – Siena. Dipinti
text by Barbara Tavolari
Silvana Editoriale
Cinisello Balsamo
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2006-2008, Anno X Numero 10, Anno XI Numero 11, Anno XII Numero 12
Sacro e profano nel Duomo di Siena - Interpreting church art
edited and with an introduction by MARIO LORENZONI
Quaderni dell'Opera
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2006
Le campane di Siena nella storia della città, with an essay by Mino Marchetti
Sauro Cantini, Introduction by Italo Moretti
Edizioni Cantagalli
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2005
Studi interdisciplinari sul Pavimento del Duomo di Siena. Iconografia, stile, indagini scientifiche
edited by Marilena Caciorgna, Roberto Guerrini and Mario Lorenzoni
Edizioni Cantagalli
Siena
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