Art and Architecture in Italy, 1600-1750, Volume 2: The High Baroque, 1625-1675 / Edition 1 by Rudolf Wittkower, Jennifer Montagu | | 9780300079401 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Art and Architecture in Italy, 1600-1750, Volume 2: The High Baroque, 1625-1675 / Edition 1

Art and Architecture in Italy, 1600-1750, Volume 2: The High Baroque, 1625-1675 / Edition 1

by Rudolf Wittkower, Jennifer Montagu
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300079400

ISBN-13: 9780300079401

Pub. Date: 10/28/1999

Publisher: Yale University Press

This classic survey of Italian Baroque art and architecture focuses on the arts in every center between Venice and Sicily in the early, high, and late Baroque periods. The heart of the study, however, lies in the architecture and sculpture of the exhilarating years of Roman High Baroque, when Bernini, Borromini, and Cortona were all at work under a series of

Overview

This classic survey of Italian Baroque art and architecture focuses on the arts in every center between Venice and Sicily in the early, high, and late Baroque periods. The heart of the study, however, lies in the architecture and sculpture of the exhilarating years of Roman High Baroque, when Bernini, Borromini, and Cortona were all at work under a series of enlightened popes. Wittkower's text is now accompanied by a critical introduction and substantial new bibliography. This edition-now published in three volumes-will also include color illustrations for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300079401
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Series:
The Yale University Press Pelican Histor
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
910,846
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.50(h) x (d)

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Table of Contents

ForewordsVI
Principles followed in the New EditionVII
MapVIII
1.IntroductionI
Seicento Devotion and Religious Imagery
Rhetoric and Baroque Procedure
Patronage
2.Gianlorenzo Bernini (1598-1680)5
Introduction5
Sculpture6
Stylistic Development
Sculpture with One and Many Views
Colour and Light
The Transcending of Traditional Modes
New Iconographical Types
The Role of the 'Concetto'
Working Procedure
Painting22
Architecture23
Ecclesiastical Buildings
Secular Buildings
The Piazza of St Peter's
3.Francesco Borromini (1599-1667)39
S. Carlo alle Quattro Fontane
S. Ivo della Sapienza
S. Giovanni in Laterano, S. Agnese, S. Andrea delle Fratte, and Minor Ecclesiastical Works
The Oratory of St Philip Neri
Domestic Buildings
The Collegio di Propaganda Fide
4.Pietro da Cortona (1596-1669)63
Introduction63
Architecture63
The Early Works
S.S. Martina e Luca
S. Maria della Pace, S. Maria in Via Lata, Projects, and Minor Works
Painting and Decoration74
The Early Works
The Gran Salone of the Palazzo Barberini
The Frescoes of the Palazzo Pitti and the Late Work
5.'High Baroque Classicism': Sacchi, Algardi, and Duquesnoy85
Andrea Sacchi (1599-1661)85
The Controversy between Sacchi and Cortona
Alessandro Algardi (1598-1654)88
Francesco Duquesnoy (1597-1643)94
6.Architectural Currents of the High Baroque99
Rome99
Carlo Rainaldi
Martino Loughi the Younger, Vincenzo della Greca, Antonio del Grande, and Giovan Antonio de' Rossi
Architecture outside Rome110
Baldassare Longhena (1598-1682)
Florence and Naples: Silvani and Fanzago
7.Trends in High Baroque Sculpture121
Rome121
The First Generation
The Second Generation
Tombs with the Effigy in Prayer
Minor Masters of the later Seventeenth Century
Bernini's Studio and the Position of Sculptors in Rome
Sculpture outside Rome132
8.High Baroque Painting and its Aftermath134
Rome134
Baroque Classicism; Archaizing Classicism; Crypto-Romanticism
The Great Fresco Cycles
Carlo Maratti (1625-1713)
Painting outside Rome147
Bologna, Florence, Venice, and Lombardy
Genoa
Naples
Abbreviations Used in the Notes168
Notes169
Index184

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