Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture

4.43 avg rating
( 7 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780892369324: Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Gian Lorenzo Bernini was the greatest sculptor of the Baroque period, and yet--surprisingly--there has never before been a major exhibition of his sculpture in North America. Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture--on view from August 5 through October 26, 2008, at the J. Paul Getty Museum and from November 28, 2008, through March 8, 2009, at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa--showcases portrait sculptures from all phases of the artist's long career, from the very early Antonio Coppola of 1612 to Clement X of about 1676, one of his last completed works.
Bernini's portrait busts were masterpieces of technical virtuosity; at the same time, they revealed a new interest in psychological depth. Bernini's ability to capture the essential character of his subjects was unmatched and had a profound influence on other leading sculptors of his day, such as Alessandro Algardi, Giuliano Finelli, and Francesco Mochi.
Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture is a groundbreaking study that features drawings and paintings by Bernini and his contemporaries. Together they demonstrate not only the range, skill, and acuity of these masters of Baroque portraiture but also the interrelationship of the arts in seventeenth-century Rome.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:


Andrea Bacchi is professor of art history at the University of Trento, Italy.
Catherine Hess is associate curator in the Department of Sculpture and Decorative Arts at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Bacchi, Andrea, Hess, Catherine, Bachi,
Published by Oxford University Press (2008)
ISBN 10: 0892369329 ISBN 13: 9780892369324
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110892369329

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 74.72
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Bacchi, Andrea, Hess, Catherine, Bachi,
Published by Oxford University Press (2008)
ISBN 10: 0892369329 ISBN 13: 9780892369324
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB0892369329

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 74.72
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Andrea Bacchi; Catherine Hess; Andrea Bachi; Julian Brooks; Anne-Lise Desmas; David Franklin; Jennifer Montagu
Published by Oxford University Press (2008)
ISBN 10: 0892369329 ISBN 13: 9780892369324
New Paperback First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Oxford University Press, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0892369329

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 88.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds