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General Works
(The following five would be my most essential suggestions)
L. Heydenreich, Architecture in Italy, 1400-1500, New Haven, 1995 (1974)
W.Lotz, Architecure in Italy, 1500-1600, New Haven, 1995 (1974)
Giorgio Vasari, Lives of the Artists (use P.Barocchi edition in Italian)
Ascanio Condivi, The Life of Michelangelo, trans. C.Robertson, London, 2006
H.Chapman, Michelangelo Drawings: Closer to the Master, London, 2005

P. Balchin, Urban Development in Renaissance Italy.Great Britain, 2008
H. Millon, and V. Lampugnani, eds. The Renaissance from Brunelleschi to
       Michelangelo,Venice, 1994
W.Wallace,Michelangelo. The Artist, the Man, and his Times, Cambridge, 2010
G.C.Argan and B.Contardi, Michelangelo Architetto, Milan, 1990
C. De Tolnay, Corpus dei disegni di Michelangelo, Novara, 1975-80
F.Zollner. C.Thoenes and T.Popper,eds. Michelangelo 1475-1564.Complete Works, Cologne,
M.Hirst, Michelangelo and his Drawings, New Haven, 1988
A.Bruschi, Storia dell’architettura italiana. Il primo cinquecento, Milan, 2002
M.Tafuri, Interpreting the Renaissance. Princes, Cities, Architects, New Haven, 2006
D.Summers, Michelangelo and the Language of Art, Princeton, 1981

C.Brothers, Michelangelo, Drawing, and the Invention of Architecture, New Haven, 2008
C.Elam, ed., Michelangelo e il disegno di architettura, Venice, 2006 (collected papers, many in

Florence in the Time of Lorenzo the Magnificent
R.Goldthwaite, The Building of Renaissance Florence. An Economic and Social History,
        Baltimore, 1982
Hellmut Wohl, The Aesthetics of Italian Renaissance Art: A Reconsideration of
        Style, New York, 1999
C. Dempsey, The Portrayal of Love. Botticelli’s Primavera and Humanist Culture at the Time of
        Lorenzo the Magnificent, Princeton, 1992
W. Kent, Lorenzo de’Medici and the Art of Magnificence, Baltimore, 2004
J. Hankins, “The Myth of the Platonic Academy in Florence,” Renaissance Quarterly, 44, 1991,
A. Lillie, Florentine Villas in the Fifteenth Century. An Architectural and Social History, New
        York, 2005
L. Borgo and A.Sievers, “The Medici Gardens at San Marco,” Mitteilungen des
        Kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz, 33, 1989, 237-56
C. Elam, “Lorenzo de’Medici and the Urban Development of Renaissance Florence,” Art
       History. 1, 1978, 43-66
L. Waldman, “Florence Cathedral: The Façade Competition of 1476,” Source, 16, 1996, 1-6
D. Franklin, ed., Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and the Renaissance in Florence, New
       Haven, 2005
A. Brown, Medicean and Savonarolan Florence: The Interplay of Politics, Humanism, and
       Religion, Turnhout, 2011
C. Elam, “Lorenzo de’Medici’s Sculpture Garden,” Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorischen Institutes
       in Florenz, 36, 1992, 41-84
F.Jacobs, “(Dis)assembling: Marsyas, Michelangelo, and the Accademia del Disegno,” Art
       Bulletin, 84, 2002, 426-48

Vitruvius and Renaissance Architectural Theory
Vitruvius, Ten Books on Architecture , trans. I. Rowland, Cambridge, 1999
B.Barletta, The Origins of the Greek Architectural Orders,Cambridge, 2001
Leon Battista Alberti, On the Art of Building in Ten Books, trans. R. Tavernor, ed. J. Rykwert,
       Cambridge (MA), 1988
Sebastiano Serlio, Sebastiano Serlio on Architecture , trans. V.Hart and P.Hicks, New Haven,
Andrea Palladio, The Four Books on Architecture, trans. R. Tavernor and R. Schofield,
       Cambridge, MA, 1997
J. Ackerman, “Palladio: Classical in What Sense?” in Origins, Imitation, Conventions:
       Representing the Visual Arts, Cambridge, MA, 2002
H.Burns, “Baldassare Peruzzi and Sixteenth-Century Architectural Theory,” in ed. J.Guillaume,
       Les traités d’architecture de la Renaissance, Paris, 1988, pp. 207-26
M.Wilson Jones, “Designing the Roman Corinthian Order,” Journal of Roman Archaeology 2,
       1989, 35-69
J.Onians, Bearers of Meaning: The Classical Orders in Antiquity, the Middle Ages, and the
       Renaissance, Princeton, 1988
J.Onians, “The System of the Orders in Renaissance Architectural Thought,” in ed. J.Guillaume,
       Les traités d’architecture de la Renaissance, Paris, 1988, 169-75
A.Payne, The Architectural Treatise in the Italian Renaissance. Architectural Invention,
       Ornament, and Literary Culture, Cambridge, 1999
H.Günther, Das Studium der Antiken Architektur in den Zeichnungen der HochRenaissance,
       Tubingen, 1988
C.Thoenes and H. Gunther, “Gli ordini architettonici: rinascita o invenzione?”, in ed. M. Fagiolo,
       Roma e l’antico nell’arte e nella cultura del Cinquecento, Rome, 1985, 261-310
C. Frommmel, “Raffaello e gli ordini architettonici,” in J.Guillaume ed., L’emploi des orders
       dans l’architecture de la Renaissance, Paris, 1992, pp. 119-36

The Early Renaissance Heritage
M. Trachtenberg, “Brunelleschi, ‘Giotto’ and Rome” in Renaissance Studies in Honor of Craig
       Hugh Smyth, Florence, 1985, pp. 675-98
E.H. Gombrich, “From the Revival of Letters to the Reform of the Arts: Niccolo Niccoli
        and Filippo Brunelleschi,” in The Heritage of Apelles, Ithaca, 1976, pp. 93-110
H. Burns, "Quattrocento Architecture and the Antique: Some Problems," in R.R.Bolgar,
        Classical Influences on European Culture, A.D. 500-1500, Cambridge, 1971, pp.
J. Onians, “Brunelleschi: Humanist or Nationalist ?,” Art History, 5, 1982, pp.
M. Trachtenberg, “Why the Pazzi Chapel is Not by Brunelleschi,” Casabella, 60, n.635, June
        1996, 58-77; and 61, n. 642, Feb 1997, pp. 56-75
H. Saalman, Filippo Brunelleschi: The Buildings, University Park, 1993
H. Saalman, Filippo Brunelleschi: The Cupola of Santa Maria del Fiore, London, 1980
R. Mainstone, “Brunelleschi’s Dome Revisited,” Construction History, 24, 2009, 19-30
B. Jones, A.Sereni, and M.Ricci, “Building brunelleschi’s Dome. A Practical Methodology
        Verified by Experiment,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 69, 2010, 39-
D. Kent, Cosimo de’Medici and the Florentine Renaissance, New Haven, 2000,
        Part IV, pp. 217-328
R. Goldthwaite and W.Rearick, “Michelozzo and the Ospedale di San Paolo in Florence,”
        Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorishen Institutes in Florenz, 1977, 21, pp. 221-306
H. Saalman, “The Palazzo Comunale in Montepulciano: An Unknown Work by Michelozzo,”
        Zeitschrift fur Kunstgeschichte, 1965, 28, pp.1-46
J.Lindow, The Renaissance Palace in Florence: Magnificence and Splendour in Fifteenth-
        Century Italy, Aldershot, 2007
L. Pellechia, “Reconstructing the Greek House: Giuliano da Sangallo’s Villa for the Medici in
        Florence,”Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 52, 1993, pp.323-338
L.Pellecchia, “Designing the Via Laura Palace: Giuliano da Sangallo, The Medici, and Time,” in
        ed. M.Mallett and N.Mann, Lorenzo the Magnificent: Culture and Politics, London, 1996,
        pp. 37-63
D.Hemsoll, “Giuliano da Sangallo and the New Renaissance of Lorenzo de’Medici,” in ed. F.
        Ames-Lewis, The Early Medici and their Artists, London, 1995, pp. 187-205
C.Brothers, “Reconstruction as Design: Giuliano da Sangallo and the ‘palazo di mecenate’ on the
        Quirinal Hill,” Annali di architettura, 14, 2002, pp. 55-72

The Young Michelangelo: Early Works 1492-1505
M. Hirst and J.Dunkerton, Making and Meaning,The Young Michelangelo, the Artist in Rome
       1496-1501, London, 1994
B.Kempers, “Die Erfindung eines Monuments: Michelangelo und die Metamorphosen des
       Juliusgrabmals,” in H. Bredekamp and V.Reinhart eds., Totenkult und Wille zur
       Macht…Darmstadt, 2004, 41-60
B.Kempers, “Capella Iulia and Capella Sistina: Two Tombs, One Patron and Two Churches,” in
F.Benzi ed., Sisto IV: Le arti a Roma nel Primo Rinascimento, Rome, 2000, pp. 33-59
C.Frommel, “’Cappella Julia’: Die Grabkapelle Papst Julius II in Neu-St.Peter,” Zeitschrift für
       Kunstgeschichte, 40, 1977, pp. 26-62
L. Barkan, Unearthing the Past: Archaeology and Aesthetics in the Making of
       Renaissance Culture, New Haven, 1999
K. Christian, “Landscapes of Ruin and the Imagination in the Antiquarian Gardens of
        Renaissance Rome,” in ed. M.Conan, Gardens and Imagination: Cultural History and
        Agency, Washington, D.C., 2008,117-139
J. Elkins, “Michelangelo and the Human Form: His Knowledge and Use of Anatomy,” Art
        History, 7, 1984, pp. 176-83
A.Nagel and C.Wood, “What Counted as an ‘Antiquity’ in the Renaissance?”, in K. Eisenbichler
        ed, Renaissance Medievalisms, Toronto, 2009,

Sistine Ceiling
G. Colalucci, “The Technique of the Sistine Ceiling Frescoes,” in ed. P. Vecchi,
        The Sistine Chapel. A Glorious Restoration, New York, 1994, pp. 26-4
S. Sandstrom, “Levels of Unreality: Studies in Structure and Construction in Italian Mural
        Painting During the Renaissance,” Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, 1963, pp.
C. Robertson, “Bramante, Michelangelo and the Sistine Ceiling,” Journal of the Warburg and
        Courtauld Institutes, 49, 1986
D .Summers, "Contrapposto: Style and Meaning in Renaissance Art," Art Bulletin 59,
        1977, pp. 336-362
S. Freedberg, Painting of the High Renaissance in Florence and Rome, New York, 1985

A. Bruschi, Bramante, Rome, 1998
S. Butters and P.N. Pagliara, “The Palazzo dei Tribunali and Via Giulia in Rome,”
        Zodiac, 14, 1995/96, pp. 14-29
J. Ackerman, “The Belvedere as a Classical Villa,” Journal of the Warburg and
        Courtauld Institutes, 1951, pp. 69-91
J. Ackerman,The Cortile del Belvedere, Vatican City, 1954
M. Licht, “I Ragionamenti – Visualizing St. Peter’s,” Journal of the Society of
        Architectural Historians, 44, 1985, pp.111-128 (networked resource)
C. McClendon, “The History and Site of St. Peter’s Basilica,” Perspecta, 25, 1989, pp.
C. Thoenes, “Renaissance St. Peter’s,” ed. William Tronzo, St. Peter’s in the Vatican,
        Cambridge, 2005, pp. 64-92
N. Temple, Renovatio Urbis: Architecture, Urbanism and Ceremony in the Rome of Julius II,
        London, 2011
J.Shearman, “Il ‘tiburio’ di Bramante,” in Studi Bramanteschi, Rome, 1974, 567-73
L.Pellecchia, “The Contested City: Urban Form in Early Sixteenth-Century Rome,” om M. Hall
        ed., The Cambridge Companion to Raphael, Cambridge, 2005, 59-94

Raphael Architect
C. Frommel, S.Ray,and M.Tafuri eds., Raffaello architetto, Milan 1984
Pliny the Younger, Letters 2.17 and 5.6
Raphael, “Letter on the Villa Madama”, in G. Dewez, “Villa Madama. A
        Memoir Relating to Raphael’s Project, London, 1993, pp. 247-248
Raphael, “Report to Leo X on Ancient Rome”, in A Documentary History of Art, ed. E. Holt,
       Garden City, 1947, vol. 1, pp. 289-296
J.Shearman, “The Chigi Chapel in Santa Maria del Popolo,” Journal of the Warburg and
       Courtauld Institutes, 1961, pp. 129-160
J.Shearman, “The Vatican Stanze,” in George Holmes, ed., Art and Politics in Renaissance Italy,
       New York, 1993, pp. 185-24
D.Hemsoll, “A Question of Language. Raphael, Michelangelo, and the Art of Architectural
       Imitation,” in ed. L.Golden, Raising the Eyebrow: John Onians and World Art Studies,
       Oxford, 2001, pp. 123-31
M. Ermers, Die Architekturen Raffaels in seinen Fresken, Tafelbildern und Teppichen, 1909
C. Cable, Raphael as Architect, 1981 (bibliography)
W. Lotz, “The Rendering of the Interior in Architectural Drawings of the
       Renaissance,” Studies in Italian Renaissance Architecture, Cambridge,
       1977, pp. 1-65
J. Ackerman, “The Origins of Architectural Drawing in the Middle Ages and the
       Renaissance,” in Origins, Imitation, Conventions Cambridge, 2002, pp.
P. Gazioli Medici, “Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Marble Incrustations in Rome: The Chigi
       Chapel,” The Princeton Raphael Symposium, Princeton, 1990
J. Shearman, “Raphael, Rome, and the Codex Escurialensis,” Master Drawings, 15, 1977, 107-47
C. Napoleone, Villa Madama: Raphael’s Dream, Turin, 2007

Commissions in Florence 1517-1534: Façade of San Lorenzo, Medici Chapel and
Laurentian Library, Fortifications. Mannerism
D. Summers, “Michelangelo on Architecture,” Art Bulletin 54, 1972, pp. 146-157
P.Ruschi, ed., Michelangelo architetto a San Lorenzo: Quattro problem aperti, Florence, 2007
C. Elam, Michelangelo and the Clementine Architectural Style, in K.Gouwens and S.Reiss, eds.,
       The Pontificate of Clement VII: History, Politics, Culture, Aldershot, 2005, 199-226
C.Elam, “Tuscan Dispositions: Michelangelo’s Florentine Architectural Vocabulary and its
       Reception,” Renaissance Studies, 19, 2005, pp. 46-82
C. Elam, “Drawings as Documents: The Problem of the San Lorenzo Façade,” in C.H.Smyth ed,
       Michelangelo Drawings, Hanover, 1992, 98-114
F.Salmon, “The Site of Michelangelo’s Laurentian Library, Journal of the Society of
       Architectural Historians, 49, 1990, 407-29
D.Hemsoll, “The Laurentian Library and Michelangelo’s Architectural Method,” Journal of the
       Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, 66, 2003, pp. 29-62
A. Paolucci, J.Beck, and B.Santi, The Medici Chapel, 1994
J.Wilde, “Michelangelo’s Designs for the Medici Tombs,” Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld
       Institutes, 16, 1955, pp. 54-66
A.Morrogh, “The Magnifici Tomb: A Key Project in Michelangelo’s Architectural Career,” Art
       Bulletin, 74, 1992, pp. 567-95
E. Balas, Michelangelo’s Medici Chapel: A New Interpretation, Philadelphia, 1995
R. Wittkower, “Michelangelo’s Biblioteca Laurenziana,” Art Bulletin, 16, 1934, pp. 123-218
S.Sinding Larsen, “The Laurenziana Vestibule as a Functional Solution,” Acta ad archaeologium
       et artium historiam pertinentia, 8, 1978, pp. 213-22
J. Shearman, Mannerism, Harmondsworth, 1977
E. Gombrich, “Norm and Form: The Stylistic Categories of Art History and their
        Origins in Renaissance Ideals,” in Norm and Form. Studies in the Art of
        the Renaissance, London, 1966, pp. 81-99
W.Lotz, “Mannerism in Architecture: Changing Aspects,” in The Renaissance and Mannerism.
        Acts of the 20th International Congress in the History of Art, Princeton, 1963, vol.2, pp.
C. H.Smyth, Mannerism and maniera, Vienna, 1992
M.Cole, “The Figura Sforzata: Modelling, Power, and the Mannerist Body,” Art History, 24,
C. Fulton, “Present at the Inception: Donatello and the Origins of Sixteenth-Century
        Mannerism,” Zeitschrift für Kunstgeschichte, 60, 1997, 166-99
P. van den Akker, “Drawing up Plans in the mental Studio: A Mannersit Scenario for the
        Invention of Compositions,” in W. Reinink and J. Stumpel eds., Memory and Oblivion,
        Dordrecht, 1999, 817-25
W.Wallace, “Dal Disegno allo spazio. Michelangelo’s drawings for the Fortifications of
        Florence,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 46, 1987, 119-34
A. Grafton, Commerce with the Classics: Ancient Books and Renaissance Readers, Ann Arbor
M. Battles, Library. An Unquiet History, New York, 2003

Mannerism and Classicism: Jacopo Sansovino and Giulio Romano
D. Howard, Jacopo Sansovino. Architecture and Patronage in Renaissance Venice, New Haven,
M. Moresi, Jacopo Sansovino, Milan, 2000
K. Forster and R.Tuttle, “The Palazzo del Te,” Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians,
        30, 1971, 267-93
I. Fenlon, The Ceremonial City. History, Memory and Myth in Renaissance Venice, New Haven,
W.Lotz, “The Roman Legacy in Sansovino’s Venetian Buildings,” Journal of the Society of
        Architectural Historians, 22, 1963, 3-12

Renaissance Villas
D.Coffin, The Villa in the Life of Renaissance Rome, Princeton, 1988
J. Coolidge, “The Villa Giulia: A Study of Central Italian Architecture in the Mid-
        Sixteenth Century,” Art Bulletin, 25, 1943, pp. 178-225
Elisabeth MacDougall, “An Introduction to Roman Gardens of the Sixteenth Century” in
        Fountains, Statues, and Flowers: Studies in Italian Gardens of the Sixteenth and
        Seventeenth Centuries, Washington, D.C., 1994, pp.1-22

C.Frommel, Die Romische Palastbau der HochRenaissance, Tubingen, 1973
R. Christensen, “Live Stones: On the Phenomenon of Rustication and its Relations to the
       all’antica Practice of Italian Architecture of the 16th Century,” Analecta Romana Instituti
       Danici, 31, 2005
S. Sinding Larsen, “A Tale of Two Cities: Florentine and Roman Visual Context for Fifteenth-
       Century Palaces,” Acta ad archaeologiam et artiium hisoriam pertinentia, 6, 1975, pp.
G. Rebecchini, “After the Medici. The New Rome of Pope Paul III Farnese,” I Tatti Studies, 11,
       2007, 147-200.
C. Robertson, ‘Il gran cardinale’. Alessandro Farnese, Patron of the Arts, New Haven, 1992

The Campidoglio and Renaissance Urban Space
A.Bedon, Il Campidoglio. Storia di un monument civile nella Roma papale, Milan, 2008
P. Zucker, “Space and Movement in High Baroque City Planning, Journal of the
       Society of Architectural Historians, 14, no.1, 1955, pp.8-13
A. Morrogh, “The Palace of the Roman People: Michelangelo at the Palazzo dei
       Conservatori,” Romisches Jahrbuch der Biblioteca Hertziana, 29, 1994
C. Burroughs, “Michelangelo at the Campidoglio: Artistic Identity, Patronage, and
       Manufacture,” Artibus et Historiae, 14, 1993, pp. 85-111
J.Ackerman, “The Planning of Renaissance Rome 1450-1580,” in ed. P.A.Ramsey, Rome in the
       Renaissance, Binghamton, 1982, 3-18
C. Smith, Architecture in Early Humanist Culture. Ethics, Aesthetics and Eloquence,1400-1470,
       New York, 1992 (Chapter on Pienza)
C.Smith and J. O’Connor, Building the Kingdom: Giannozzo Manetti on the Material and the
       Spiritual Edifice, Tempe, 2007, Chapter on the Vatican and Borgo
C.Frommel, “Papal Policy: The Planning of Rome During the Renaissance,” in R.Rotberg and
       T.Rabb eds., Art and History. Images and their Meaning, Cambridge, 1988

Last Works.
F.Bellini, La Basilica di San Pietro: Da Michelangelo a Della Porta, Rome, 2011
H. Millon and C.H.Smyth, Michelangelo Architect. The Façade of San Lorenzo and the Drum
        and Dome of St.Peter’s, Milan, 1988
H. Millon and C.H.Smyth, “Michelangelo and St.Peter’s. Observations on the Interior of the
        Apses, and Model of the Apse vault, and Related Drawings,” Romisches Jahrbuch für
        Kunstgeschichte, 16, 1976, 137-206
C. Thoenes, “Osservazioni sulla facciata di San Pietro di Michelangelo, in idem, Sostegno e
        adornamento, Milan, 1998, 49-57
M. Kersting, San Giovanni dei Fiorentini in Rom und die Centralbauideen des Cinquecento,
        Worms, 1994
P.Davies, “The Madonna delle Carceri in Prato and Italian Renaissance Pilgrimage
        Architecture,” Architectural History, 36, 1993
M. Lewine, “Roman Architectural Practice during Michelangelo’s Maturity,” Stil und
        Uberlieferung in der Kunst des Abendlandes. Acts of the 21st International Congress for
        the History of Art, Berlin, 1967, v. 2, 20-26
G. Satzinger, “Michelangelos Cappella Sforza,” Römisches Jahrbuch der Bibliotheca Hertziana,
        35, 2003-4, pp. 327-414
D. Karmon, “Preservation as Transcendent Vision: Antonio Duca and Santa Maria degli Angeli,”
        in ed. O. Pugliese and M.Kavaler, Faith and Fantasy in the Renaissance: Text, Images
        and Religious Practices, Toronto, 2009, 316-30
S. Sinding Larsen, “Some Functional and Iconographical Aspects of the Centralized Church in
      the Italian Renaissance,” Acta ad archaeologiam et artium historiam pertinentia, 2, 1965,
      pp. 203-252
E. MacDougall, “Michelangelo and the Porta Pia,” Journal of the Society of Architectural
      Historians, 19, 1960, 97-108

A Divergent Heritage
J.Connors, “St. Ivo alla Sapienza: The First Three Minutes” Journal of the Society of
       Architectural Historians, 55, 1996, pp. 38-57
J. Connors, “Bernini’s S. Andrea al Quirinale: Payments and Planning,” Journal of the Society of
       Architectural Historians, 41, 1982, pp. 15-37
F.Huemer, “Borromini and Michelangelo: Some Preliminary Observations on the Façade
       of San Carlino,” Source, 18, 1999, pp. 19-29
J. Smyth-Pinney, “Borromini’s Plans for Sant’Ivo alla Sapienza,” Journal of the Society of
       Architectural Historians, 59, no.3, 2000, pp. 312-337 (online)
N. Pevsner, Academies of Art Past and Present, 1940
K. Barzman, The Florentine Academy and the Early Modern State, Cambridge, 2000
P.Rubin, Giorgio Vasari: Art and History, New Haven 1995
H.Hibbard, Carlo Maderno and Roman Architecture 1580-1630, London, 1971
G.Beltramini and A.Padoan eds., Andrea Palladio. The Complete Illustrated Works, Venice,
J. Ackerman, Palladio, New York, 1978
J.Ackerman, “The Gesu in the Light of Contemporary Church Design,” in eds. R.
       Wittkower and I. Jaffe, Baroque Art: The Jesuit Contribution, N.Y. 1972, pp. 15-
S.Ostrow, “Marble Revetment in Late Sixteenth-Century Roman Chapels,” in ed.
       M. Lavin, Il 60. Essays Honoring Irving Lavin on his Sixtieth Birthday,
       New York, 1990, pp. 253-276

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