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Neoplatonism at the Accademia di San Luca in Rome

By John Hendrix


This essay examines the role that Neoplatonic philosophy played in the artistic theory of the Accademia di San Luca in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Rome, and the subsequent influence on art and architecture.\ud \ud Keywords: Neoplatonism, Accademia di San Luca, Rome, disegno, Federico Zuccari, Plato (Republic), Aristotle (Metaphysics), Plotinus (Enneads), Thomas Aquinas (Summa Theologica), Marsilio Ficino (De amore, Theologia Platonica), Pietro da Cortona (Santi Luca e Martina), Carlo Maderno (St. Peter’s), Francesco Borromini (San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane), Giulio Romano (Palazzo del Tè), Michelangelo (Porta Pia), Florence, Platonic Academy, Gian Paolo Lomazzo, disegno interno, disegno esterno, concinnita

Topics: K100 Architecture
Publisher: Routledge
Year: 2010
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