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S. Doc. 103-27 - Constantino Brumidi - Artist of the Capitol

Constantino Brumidi - Artist of the CapitolConstantino Brumidi: Artist of the Capitol, was authorized by the 103rd Congress (S. Con. Res. 40) as part of the celebration of the bicentennial of the construction of the Capitol.The book, prepared under the direction of Architect George M. White and completed under Architect Alan M. Hantman, took a number of years to research, write, illustrate, edit, and design. The book is richly illustrated, primarily with photographs taken by the Architect of the Capitol Photography Branch.

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Constantino Brumidi - Artist of the Capitol
Front Cover: View of the Capitol Rotunda PDF | More
Title Page PDF | More
The Apotheosis of Washington PDF | More
Constantino Brumidi -- Photograph, c. 1866 PDF | More
Page iv PDF | More
Introduction PDF | More
Foreword PDF | More
Preface PDF | More
Key to Abbreviations in Notes PDF | More
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1. C. Brumidi Artist Citizen of the U.S. PDF | More
2. The Italian Years PDF | More
3. Brumidi's Painting Techniques PDF | More
4. The Capitol Extensions and New Dome PDF | More
5. Getting Established in the New World PDF | More
6. Decorating the Capitol in the Pompeian Style PDF | More
7. Art and Politics PDF | More
8. "Gems of the Capitol" PDF | More
9. Painting The Apotheosis of Washington PDF | More
10. Symbolism in the Rotunda PDF | More
11. Brumidi's Last Works PDF | More
12. The Death of "the Genius of the Capitol" PDF | More
13. A Conservator's Perspective PDF | More
14. Conserving the Rotunda Frescoes PDF | More
15. The Process of Change in the Brumidi Corridors PDF | More
Appendices More
A. Brumidi's First Fresco PDF | More
B. Brumidi's Assistants and Fellow Painters PDF | More
C. List of Known Works by Constantino Brumidi PDF | More
Chronology PDF | More
Bibliography PDF | More
Index PDF | More
Back Cover: Brumidi cherubs PDF | More
Commendation to the Curator of the Capitol, Barbara Wolanin PDF | More