The Altars and Altarpieces of New St. Peter's: Outfitting the Basilica, 1621-1666

The Altars and Altarpieces of New St. Peter's: Outfitting the Basilica, 1621-1666

by Louise Rice
     
 

A study of the altarpieces of St. Peter's considered collectively for the first time.See more details below

Overview

A study of the altarpieces of St. Peter's considered collectively for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521554701
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/13/1998
Series:
Monuments of Papal Rome Series
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. The Early History of the Altars in St Peter's: 1. The congregation and the Chapter; 2. From Old to New St. Peter's; 3. Gregory XV and the St. Petronilla Altarpiece; Part II. The Altars under Urban VIII: 4. Towards a comprehensive project for the altars and altarpieces; 5. The dedications of the altars; 6. The project realised; 7. The Sopraporti; Part III. The Commissions: 8. Patronage during the Barberini Pontificate; 9. Artists at work; Epilogue; Catalogue; Documentary appendix; Appendices; Abbreviations; Archival and manuscript sources cited; Bibliography; List of illustrations.

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