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Francesco Milizia

(1725—1798)


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(1725–98). Originally from Otranto, he established himself in Rome as a leading authority on the fine arts, especially architecture. His writings combine neoclassical admiration for Greek art with Enlightenment rationalism and utilitarianism, showing also a taste for the expressive and the dramatic, and appreciation of Roman and Gothic art.

From The Oxford Companion to Italian Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.


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