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With words and with figures: Serlio, Palladio and the drawing of the ancient.

Grant number: 23/12590-9
Support Opportunities:Scholarships abroad - Research Internship - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): March 18, 2024
Effective date (End): March 17, 2025
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Architecture and Town Planning
Principal Investigator:Joubert José Lancha
Grantee:Maíra de Luca e Lima
Supervisor: Alfonso Ippolito
Host Institution: Instituto de Arquitetura e Urbanismo de São Carlos (IAU). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Carlos , SP, Brazil
Research place: Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy  
Associated to the scholarship:22/13342-6 - With words and images: Serlio, Palladio and the drawing of the ancient, BP.DR


Expanding the literary review of the Renaissance and supported by the humanistic culture that developed around the papal court in Rome, the research seeks a reflection on the design of the ancient presented both in text and images by Sebastiano Serlio , in his Book III, and by Andrea Palladio, in his Book IV of I Quattro Libri dell'Architettura , The cultural and intellectual effervescence that took place in the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries, with the humanists as precursors, made artists and architects seek inspiration for their works in classical sources. Humanists, who played an important role in the transformations that supported the ideological basis of the Renaissance movement, proposing a new reading of Christian civilization in which they infused a new consciousness linked to man. A culture in which order and freedom of the human spirit, rationality and nature predominated, in which art was inspired by classical models. The architects of the Renaissance, illuminating this prerogative, made the written text and the drawingo campo propício for its reflexões e theoretical and practical conceptions; as well as for the dissemination of your ideas and projects. The focus of this research is limited to the study de alguns dos of monuments and ruins of Classical Antiquity, present in the city of Rome, for the constitution of Book III, by Serlio , and Book IV, by Palladio, in order to establish similarities and differences between the approaches textual and design solutions used by both architects in buildings shared in their respective books. To this end, two buildings were selected for odetailed study e devido cotejo entre desenho e text : Tampietto di Bramante and the Pantheon, justified by the fact that the images begin to configure a process of historical-critical analysis as a document, providing information about the architectural signifier.

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