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Discover the art and the collections, the life of the architect and the films shot in the Royal Palace. Learn the history of art, architecture and antiques.

Art and movies: a possible combination in the Royal Palace of Caserta.

The art collections of the Royal Palace of Caserta

Collections of furniture, objects, documents, ancient and modern paintings from 1730 to 1980

Comparisons between the Royal Palace of Caserta and ...

Comparisons between the Royal Palace of Caserta and other world palaces and buildings

Styles in Architecture

Learn to easily distinguish each style in the field of architecture

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Introduction

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Interiors

  • Introduction;
  • Renaissance vs Baroque vs Neoclassical interior design;
  • The ceiling: styles comparison;
  • Similarities, differences and peculiarities;
  • Elements of each style.
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Classical architecture

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The Baroque

  • From Mannerism to Baroque: from the school of Fontainebleau to the Louis XIV style;
  • The Roman Baroque;
  • The late Baroque: the Rococo of Louis XV
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The Neoclassical

The styles of antique art objects

Learn to easily distinguish each style of Decorative Art and Antiques thanks to the Royal Palace of Caserta

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The Baroque style

History
  • The Baroque
  • The late Baroque: the Rococo of
  • Louis XV and the Queen Anne style
  • The goldsmith
Style
Objects
  • Similarities, differences and peculiarities
  • Typical elements of the style / differences with the previous style
  • The birth of porcelain
  • Neapolitan porcelain: Capodimonte
  • The Neapolitan art of the tortoiseshell
  • The coral
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The Neoclassical style

History
  • The Greek and Etruscan style
  • Giovan Battista Piranesi
  • The Giustiniani Manufacture
  • The porcelain of the Royal Ferdinandea Factory
  • Musical instruments
  • The Beauty since Voltaire to Winchelmann
  • Winchelmann, Pompeii and the Grand Tour
  • Robert Adam and the Palladian style
  • Luigi Vanvitelli, the Architect
  • The Gustavian and Federal style
  • The chinoiserie, the gothic, and the Georgian style
  • Napoleon’s Empire style, and the Egyptian campaign
  • The biedermeier
  • Girolamo Segato: the “petrifier”
  • The art of the nativity scene
Style
  • Similarities, differences and peculiarities
  • Typical elements of the style / differences with the previous style
Objects
  • Similarities, differences and peculiarities
  • Typical elements of the style / differences with the previous style
  • The Ferdinandea porcelain
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Compare an object

  • Andirons for the fireplace
  • Armchairs
  • Bathtub
  • Beds
  • Billiards
  • Candlesticks
  • Chairs
  • Chandeliers
  • Clocks
  • Console
  • Desk
  • Fireplaces
  • Furniture
  • Mirrors
  • Shelves
  • Sofas
  • Stools
  • Tables
  • Vases
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Virtual restoration of the Royal Palace of Caserta

We bring the Royal Palace of Caserta back to its origins thanks to virtual restorations made with digital techniques.

Read online books and documents on the Reggia, the Bourbons, the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies and on Art

Books about the Royal Palace of Caserta

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Declaration of the drawings of the Royal Palace of Caserta

Home Declaration of the drawings of the Royal Palace of Caserta Made by Luigi Vanvitelli (1700-1773). Published in 1756 – …

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Artistic Italy: from Capua to Caserta

Home Artistic Italy: from Capua to Caserta Written by Salvatore di Giacomo (1860-1934). Published on ? An ancient tourist guide …

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Caserta and San Leucio described by Ferdinando Patturelli

Home Caserta and San Leucio described by the architect Ferdinando Patturelli Work of Ferdinando Patturelli (?) 1826 – Reale Stamperia …

Books about on the history of the Kingdom

Copertina dello statuto di san leucio (cover image of the statute of san leucio)

The Statute of San Leucio

Home The Statute of San Leucio Full title: Origin of the population of S. Leucio and its history up to …

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Funeral oration for her Majesty Maria Carolina of Bourbon

Home Funeral oration for her Majesty Maria Carolina of Bourbon The funeral oration was written by Emanuele Taddei (?). Published …

Books about history of art and interior design

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Vignola: The Five Orders of Architecture

Home The Five Orders of Architecture Written by M. J. Barrozzio da Vignola(1507-1573). Published in 1635 The treaty of “Five …

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Paolini: Memoirs on the monuments of antiquity and fine arts

Home Memoirs on the monuments of antiquity and fine arts that exist in … Complete title: “Memoirs on the monuments …

Copertina di Percier a Fontaine " Raccolta delle decorazioni d'interni " - (ENG: Cover of Percier a Fontaine " Collection of Interior Decorations ...")

Percier: Collection of interior decorations including…

Home Collection of interior decorations including… C. Percier (1764-1838) & P.F.L. Fontaine (1762-1853). Published in 1812 – Paris FULL TITLE: …

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Piranesi – On the magnificence and architecture of the Romans

Home On the magnificence and architecture of the Romans “on the magnificence …” is a work by Giovan Battista Piranesi …

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Palaces and monuments inspired by the Royal Palace of Caserta

Home Palaces and monuments inspired by the Royal Palace of Caserta Discover the Royal Palaces and other buildings copied or …

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