Journal title CHEIRON
Author/s Anna Grimaldi
Publishing Year 2019 Issue 2017/2 Language English
Pages 37 P. 164-200 File size 658 KB
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This paper is a comparative study of the pictorial materials decorating the main Royal Sites situated in the areas of Naples and Caserta. The iconography analysed has celebratory and symbolic value, with the task of exalting royal power and court magnificence through a rich repertoire of images characterised by a variety of themes and formal solutions.
Keywords: Royal Site of Portici; Royal Site of Carditello; Royal Palace of Caserta; pictorial decorations; chinoiseries; celebratory iconography.
Anna Grimaldi, From hunting cottages to royal palaces. Mural decoration of the sites of Charles and Ferdinand of Bourbon, between celebration of power and damnatio memoriae in "CHEIRON" 2/2017, pp 164-200, DOI: 10.3280/CHE2017-002007