ISBN-10:
0674079264
ISBN-13:
9780674079267
Pub. Date:
10/15/1989
Publisher:
Harvard
Borromini

Borromini

by Anthony BluntAnthony Blunt

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Overview

Francesco Borromini is one of the great geniuses of Baroque architecture, perhaps the greatest in inventiveness and in use of spatial effects. Here is the first book in English to survey the whole work of the master. The author, former Director of the

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674079267
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 10/15/1989
Series: Studies in Art History Paperbacks Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Anthony Blunt was for many years Professor of the History of Art at the University of London and Director of the Courtauld Institute. He has published extensively on Baroque architecture.

Table of Contents

Foreword

1. Birth and Early Training

2. Sources and Theories

3. S. Carlo alle Quattro Fontane

4. The Oratory of S. Filippo Neri and the Filomarino Altar

5. Ivo della Sapienza and S. Maria dei Sette Dolori

6. S. Giovanni in Laterano and S. Agnese in Piazza Navona

7. Domestic Architecture

8. The Last Phase

9. Influence and Reputation

Notes on Further Reading

List of Illustrations

Index

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