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Reconstruction of the ground plan of the façade and south bell towers of St. Peter's with Bernini's proposed reentrant bay

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Description: Bernini and the Bell Towers: Architecture and Politics at the Vatican
~THE FABBRICA included Pietro Paolo Drei and Santi Moschetti in the campanile discussions for tactical reasons. Their memories of what had taken place on the site, enhanced by a seasoned rivalry, served the Fabbrica in its fact-gathering process. And even though their designs were not credible alternatives, the small scale of the campanili they proposed...
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.136-164

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