HISTORY OF MANNERISM ARCHITECTURE
: Porta Pia, Italy, Roma; 1562 -(1853 top part); Michelangelo Buonarroti
- The Porta Pia is one of the last works of Michelangelo(1475-1564).
Michelangelo designed the center way, two windows, two cartouches and two medallions of the building.
The design of the existent center way is different from Michelangelo's design. The existent design is Baroque style. Refer to the S. Maria della Salute by Baldassare Longhena
- The upper part was constructed at 1853 and had bloken pediment which must be different from Michelangelo's design.
- The city gate is a kind of a entrance so that it faces normally to the outside but the Porta Pia faces Roma City. This meanes the Porta Pia was not designed for a entrance but for a element of the Roma City as a theater.
- The design of the center part combine and penetrate two stories. This manner deviate from Renaissance style. Refer to the Gate of Hadorianus.
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