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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
|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|
|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].|
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 drawings and paintings by Bernini and his contemporaries that demonstrates their unrivalled range, skill, and acuity.
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