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Synopsis:

Sculptor and architect Bernini was the virtual creator and greatest exponent of Baroque in 17th century Italy. He has left his greatest mark on Rome where Papal patronage provided him with enormous architectural commissions.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-[232] and index.

Table of Contents

Bernini List of Plates

List of Text Figures

Foreword

Introduction

1. The Prodigy

2. Bernini in Command

3. Disaster and Triumph

4. Two Churches and St. Peter's

5. Le Cavalier en France

6. The Late Works

Bibliographical Note

Notes to the Text

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140135985
Author:
Hibbard, Howard
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Sculpture
Subject:
Arts, fine
Subject:
Sculptors
Subject:
Bernini, giovanni lorenzo, 1598-1680
Subject:
Sculptors -- Italy -- Biography.
Subject:
Artists, Architects, Photographers
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Art - General
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Art and Architecture
Series Volume:
94-24
Publication Date:
19910131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.64x5.17x.65 in. .76 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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