Bernini: genius of the baroque
Little, Brown and Co.,
1st North American ed.
Gianlorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) was the presiding genius of the Italian Baroque. As a sculptor, he produced a host of exhilarating works -- the Ecstasy of St. Teresa, David, Apollo and Daphne, The Rape of Proserpina, among others -- that seem to breathe with life. As an architect, he created the interior of St. Peter's in Vatican City as we know it today -- the ornate shrines and monuments under the dome, the papal tombs, and encircling colonnades of the Piazza San Pietro itself -- as well as churches and numerous fountains throughout Rome.Drawing on much previously unpublished research, art historian Charles Avery rescues Bernini from critical neglect and offers a thoroughgoing reevaluation of this great artist's multifaceted career. Throughout, 400 illustrations, including eighty magnificent color plates, capture the richness of Bernini's work as never before -- and reveal many extraordinary details that are difficult to see even on the originals.
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|Grouping Title||bernini genius of the baroque|
|Grouping Author||avery charles|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-01-01 01:10:20AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-10-13 04:18:16AM|
|auth_author2||Finn, David, 1921-|
|author||Avery, Charles (Art historian)|
|available_at_steamboatlibrary||SSCL Bud Werner Library|
|detailed_location_steamboatlibrary||SSCL Bud Adult Nonfiction|
|owning_library_steamboatlibrary||Steamboat Springs Community Libraries|
|owning_location_steamboatlibrary||SSCL Bud Werner Library|
|subject_facet||Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, -- 1598-1680|
|title_display||Bernini : genius of the baroque|
|title_full||Bernini : genius of the baroque / Charles Avery ; special photography by David Finn|
|title_sub||genius of the baroque|
|topic_facet||Bernini, Gian Lorenzo|