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Author Stephenson, David, 1955-
Title Visions of heaven : the dome in European architecture / David Stephenson ; with essays by Victoria Hammond and Keith F. Davis.
Imprint New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2005.

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Subject Stephenson, David, 1955-
Architectural photography -- Europe.
Domes -- Europe -- Pictorial works.
Photography of interiors -- Europe.
Alt Name Hammond, Victoria.
Davi, Keith F.
Description 1 online resource (192 pages) : chiefly color illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (page 192).
Contents Admiration and awe / by Keith F. Davis -- Classical, Byzantine, Islamic, Romanesque, and Gothic architecture -- The Renaissance -- The Baroque in Southern and Western Europe -- The Baroque and Rococo in Central and Eastern Europe -- The nineteenth century -- The dome in European architecture / by Victoria Hammond.
Summary There's an ethereal magic to standing beneath a dome, neck craned, looking up at a vision of the heavens created by some long ago figure of genius. From the Pantheon to the Hagia Sophia, the power of the dome seems transcendent. Photographer David Stephenson's magnificently kaleidoscopic images of dome interiors capture this evanescent drama, and make ""Visions of Heaven"" one of the most spectacularly beautiful books we've ever produced. Traveling from Italy to Spain, Turkey, England, Germany, and Russia, among other countries, and photographing churches, palaces, mosques, and synagogues from.
ISBN 1568985495 (alk. paper)
9781568985497 (alk. paper)
9781568986456 (electronic bk.)
1568986459 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/1-56898-645-9
OCLC # 417534561
Additional Format Print version: Stephenson, David, 1955- Visions of heaven. New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2005 1568985495 9781568985497 (DLC) 2005009068 (OCoLC)59011748