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Borromini

Author: Anthony Blunt
Publisher: Cambridge (Mass.) ; London : The Belknap Press of Harvard univ. Press, cop. 1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At first glance, Borromini's architecture is a flight of Baroque fantasy, the product of limitless imagination. A closer look reveals an almost ruthlessly logical geometry underlying his creation.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Francesco Borromini; Francesco Borromini; Francesco Borromini; Francesco Borromini; Francesco Borromini
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Blunt
ISBN: 0674079264 9780674079267 0674079256 9780674079250
OCLC Number: 490568443
Description: 240 p. : ill., couv. ill. en coul. ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword 1. Birth and Early Training 2. Sources and Theories 3. S. Carlo alle Quattro Fontane 4. The Oratory of S. Filippo Neri and the Filomarino Altar 5. Ivo della Sapienza and S. Maria dei Sette Dolori 6. S. Giovanni in Laterano and S. Agnese in Piazza Navona 7. Domestic Architecture 8. The Last Phase 9. Influence and Reputation Notes on Further Reading List of Illustrations Index
Responsibility: Anthony Blunt.

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