by Howard Hibbard


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780140135985
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/28/1991
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 720,812
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Howard Hibbard (1928-1984) was Professor of Art History at Columbia University. Recognized as an expert of the Italian Baroque, he also wrote on topics such as Caravaggio and Poussin.

Table of Contents

BerniniList of Plates
List of Text Figures
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

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