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IL CAMPIDOGLIO E SISTO V (The Campidoglio and Sixtus V). Ed. by Luigi Spezzaferro and Maria Elisa Tittoni. Musei Capitolini, Rome, 1991. Organized by Comune di Roma, Assessorato alla Cultura. Published by Edizioni Carte Segrete, Rome. 158 pp. with 128 ills. (16 col.). 29 x 22 cm. LC 91-196853 ISBN 8885203167 In Italian.
Focusing on the ambitious projects undertaken on the Capitoline Hill during the papacy of Sixtus V (1521-1590), this catalogue presents illustrations of architectural drawings and prints, sculptures, monuments and frescoes along with eleven essays discussing such topics as the structure of municipal government in 16th-century Rome, the urban development and public works projects sponsored by the Pope, the realization of Michelangelo's designs for the Campidoglio, and Tommaso Laureti's frescoes for the Palazzo dei Conservatori.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Italy — 1400-1600 — Several Media
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 054682
Paperbound $55.00    

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