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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
London : Phaidon Press, 1997
|Named Person:||Gian Lorenzo Bernini; Gian Lorenzo Bernini; Le Bernin; Gian Lorenzo Bernini|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Rudolf Wittkower; Pino Guidolotti
|Notes:||"This edition is based on the Italian edition published under licence in 1990 by Electa"--T.p. verso.
Previous eds. have title: Gian Lorenzo Bernini: the sculptor of the Roman Baroque.
|Description:||320 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.|
|Contents:||Early works and Borghese patronage --
Religious imagery --
Portrait busts --
Work in St. Peter's and the Vatican --
The Cornaro Chapel, other chapels, churches, and the Baroque stage --
Fountains and monuments --
Bernini and his period. The Organization of the studio. Theory and practice.
|Responsibility:||Rudolf Wittkower ; new photography by Pino Guidolotti.|
'First published in 1955, this volume has never been topped for its clarity of discourse or the stunning beauty of its reproductions. It is the black and white photographs of Bernini's breathtaking