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life of Bernini

Filippo Baldinucci

life of Bernini

by Filippo Baldinucci

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Published by State University Press in University Park Pennsylvania .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated from the Italian by Catherine Englass..
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii,117p. :
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21689922M

  The book uncovers and probes the person and the life behind Bernini’s bust of his mistress."—Clare Ford-Wille, The Art Newspaper "This is a ripping yarn in which Bernini and Costanza are brought to living, breathing, fucking life."—Brian Sewell, Evening Standard. For more recent treatments of the same episode in Bernini's life, incorporating the most recent documentary research since Gould's book of , see Mormando, Bernini: His Life and His Rome, , chap. 5, A Roman Artist in King Louis's Court; see also Mormando's many documentary footnotes to Domenico Bernini's account of his father's dealings.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini Bernini's luck was to change in when Cardinal Federico Cornaro commissioned a work dedicated to St. Theresa of Avila for his chapel in Santa Maria della Vittoria. The resulting sculpture, The Ecstasy of St. Theresa, is recognized by many as perhaps the supreme achievement of seventeenth century sculpture. This book doesn't read like a DaVinci Code: the info itself is a little bit dry, but plugged into a narrative that is basically the story arc of Bernini's life, it has a continuity to it that makes it /5(28).

Buy The life of Bernini by Filippo Baldinucci online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop Range: $20 - $ This book doesn't read like a DaVinci Code: the info itself is a little bit dry, but plugged into a narrative that is basically the story arc of Bernini's life, it has a continuity to it that makes it /5(30).


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Initially published by Penn State Press inCatherine Enggass’s translation of Filippo Baldinucci’s Life of Bernini was the first English-language edition of this historic biography. Out of print for many years, The Life of Bernini is now available in a new paperback edition with an introduction by Maarten Delbeke, Evonne Levy, and Steven F.

Ostrow, the editors of Bernini’s by: 3. Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini was born inthe sixth of thirteen children of Angelica Galante and Pietro Bernini. Bernini's childhood was spent in Naples and he began sculpting from an early age working closely with his father, a successful Mannerist sculptor who.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Italian artist who was perhaps the greatest sculptor of the 17th century and an outstanding architect as well. Bernini created the Baroque style of sculpture and developed it to such an extent that other artists are of only minor importance in a discussion of that style.

This book doesn't read like a DaVinci Code: the info itself is a little bit dry, but plugged into a narrative that is basically the story arc of Bernini's life, it has a continuity to it that makes it Cited by: 6.

The book Bernini: His Life and His Rome, Franco Mormando is published by University of Chicago Press. The book Bernini: His Life and His Rome, Franco Mormando is published by University of Chicago Press. The Chicago Distribution Center has reopened and is fulfilling orders.

All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK Initially published by Penn State Press inCatherine Enggass’s translation of Filippo Baldinucci’s Life of Bernini was the first English-language edition of this historic biography.

Out of print for many years, The Life of Bernini is now available in a new paperback edition with an introduction by Maarten Delbeke, Evonne Levy, and Steven F.

Ostrow, the editors of Bernini’s Biographies. Initially published by Penn State Press inCatherine Enggass's translation of Filippo Baldinucci's Life of Bernini was the first English-language edition of this historic biography.

Out of print for many years, The Life of Bernini is now available in a new paperback edition with an introduction by Maarten Delbeke, Evonne Levy, and Steven F.

Ostrow, the editors of/5(1). Bernini book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Gian Lorenzo Bernini () was the most influential sculptor of his a /5. This book doesn't read like a DaVinci Code: the info itself is a little bit dry, but plugged into a narrative that is basically the story arc of Bernini's life, it has a continuity to it that makes it easy to read (vs being textbook-like)/5(30).

Bernini was an accomplished architect and occasionally painted. Except as these talents relate to sculpture Hibbard is silent. There is scant coverage of the subjects personal story A fine primer for understanding the contribution of one of the greatest sculptors in history; this short book, replete with black and white photos, also helps to /5(15).

He sets Bernini’s raucous life against a vivid backdrop of Baroque Rome, bustling and wealthy, and peopled by churchmen and bureaucrats, popes and politicians, schemes and secrets. The result is a seductively readable biography, stuffed with stories and teeming with life—as wild and unforgettable as Bernini’s art.4/4(2).

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (&–), sculptor, architect, painter, and playwright, was the most influential artist of seventeenth-century Rome and, indeed, one of the leading creative forces in European art for most of that century.

He is universally recognized as one of the creators of the vastly popular Roman Baroque style, which was quickly disseminated throughout all of Europe. This book is an indispensable working instrument for all those working on Bernini, artistic biography, Baroque Rome, or early modern art theory.&" &-Maarten Delbeke, Ghent University and Leiden University, "The Life of Gian Lorenzo Bernini translates three invaluable biographical texts on Bernini, complementing them with insightful and.

Description of the book "The Life of Bernini": Initially published by Penn State Press inCatherine Enggass' translation of Filippo Baldinucci's "Life of Bernini" was the first English-language edition of this historic biography.

Out of print for many years, "The Life of Bernini" is now available in a new paperback edition with an. “The Life of Gian Lorenzo Bernini translates three invaluable biographical texts on Bernini, complementing them with insightful and extensive explanatory notes [This book is an] essential [contribution] to Bernini studies, and because of [it], we know Bernini better.” —Matthew Knox Averett, Renaissance Quarterly.

Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find The Life of Bernini () by Baldinucci, Fillipo/5(13). Gian Lorenzo Bernini - Gian Lorenzo Bernini - Patronage of Urban VIII: With the pontificate of Urban VIII (–44), Bernini entered a period of enormous productivity and artistic development. Urban VIII urged his protégé to paint and to practice architecture.

His first architectural work was the remodeled Church of Santa Bibiana in Rome. Initially published by Penn State Press inCatherine Enggass's translation of Filippo Baldinucci's Life of Bernini was the first English-language edition of this historic biography.

Out of print for many years, The Life of Bernini is now available in a new paperback edition with an introduction by Maarten Delbeke, Evonne Levy, and Steven F. Ostrow, the editors of Bernini's Biographies. He sets Bernini’s raucous life against a vivid backdrop of Baroque Rome, bustling and wealthy, and peopled by churchmen and bureaucrats, popes and politicians, schemes and secrets.

The result is a seductively readable biography, stuffed with stories and teeming with life—as wild and unforgettable as Bernini’s art/5(2). The following is a list of works of sculpture, architecture, and painting by the Italian Baroque artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

The numbering follows Rudolph Wittkower's Catalogue, first published in in Gian Lorenzo Bernini: The Sculptor of the Roman Baroque. ^ Wittkowerpp. – ^. The Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini () almost singlehandedly created high baroque sculpture.

His work in architecture, although more conservative, ranks him among the three or four major architects of the 17th century. Gian Lorenzo Bernini was born in Naples on Dec. 7, His mother was Neapolitan. He was trained as a sculptor by his. “The Life of Gian Lorenzo Bernini translates three invaluable biographical texts on Bernini, complementing them with insightful and extensive explanatory notes [This book is an] essential [contribution] to Bernini studies, and because of [it], we know Bernini better.”Brand: Penn State University Press.Gian Lorenzo Bernini had a raucous love life.

Judging by his self-portraits in the Galleria Borghese, he was a dark eyed, intensely handsome guy, with a wide forehead and a full shock of dark hair.

(And if his body is anything like his reportedly self-modeled David.