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Bernini and the birth of Baroque portrait sculpture

Author: Andrea BacchiCatherine HessJennifer MontaguAnne-Lise DesmasJ. Paul Getty Museum.All authors
Publisher: Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum ; Ottawa : National Gallery of Canada, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Gian Lorenzo Bernini was the greatest sculptor of the Baroque period, and yet - surprisingly - there has never been a major North American exhibition of his work. 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bernini and the birth of Baroque portrait sculpture.
Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum ; Ottawa : National Gallery of Canada, ©2008
(OCoLC)629908416
Named Person: Gian Lorenzo Bernini; Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Bacchi; Catherine Hess; Jennifer Montagu; Anne-Lise Desmas; J. Paul Getty Museum.; National Gallery of Canada.
ISBN: 9780892369317 0892369310 9780892369324 0892369329
OCLC Number: 191763342
Notes: Catalog of an exhibition at the Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Aug. 5-Oct. 26, 2008, and at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Nov. 28, 2008-Mar. 8, 2009.
Description: ix, 325 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Early Bernini --
Rome of the Barberini --
Bernini's portrait drawings --
"Speaking likeness": intimacy and immediacy in Bernini's portraiture --
Alternative paths: Allessandro Algardi and Giuliano Finelli --
Absolute art for absolute powers.
Responsibility: edited by Andrea Bacchi, Catherine Hess, and Jennifer Montagu, with the assistance of Anne-Lise Desmas ; with contributions by Andrea Bacchi [and others].

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Gianlorenzo Bernini was the greatest sculptor of the Baroque period. Published to coincide with a major exhibition at the J Paul Getty Museum in 2008, this title presents a study that features  Read more...
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