Title A Critical Approach to the Byzantine Art in the First Half of 19th century. The Case of C. M. Texier .
Author email conference@actual-art.org
About author Pedone, Silvia. A Critical Approach to the Byzantine Art in the First Half of 19th century. The Case of C. M. Texier .Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art : Collection of articles. Vol. 1. St. Petersburg State University. — St. Petersburg, 2011 — P. 92–100.
In the section Medieval Art of the Eastern Christian World
Year 2011 Volume 1 Pages 92100
Type of article RAR Index UDK 7.033.2 Index BBK 85.113(3)

The present paper aims at investigating the origins of the historical studies on Byzantine art and architecture in the 19th c. The systematic examination of the monuments of Constantinople which started in this period were of particular importance. It allowed scholars to better define a specific Byzantine style and to fix the memory of an urban landscape that was soon to undergo a radical modernization, inspired by the models of western capitals. The article dwells on the work of the French architect Charles Texier, whose investigation of the Byzantine monuments of Constantinople is of particular importance. 

Reference Pedone, Silvia. A Critical Approach to the Byzantine Art in the First Half of 19th century. The Case of C. M. Texier .. Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art: Collection of articles. Vol. 1. Eds: Svetlana V. Maltseva, Ekaterina Yu. Stanyukovich-Denisova. St. Petersburg, NP-Print Publ., 2011, pp. 92–100. ISSN 2312-2129.
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