Architecture, theater, and fantasy : Bibiena drawings from the Jules Fisher collection (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Architecture, theater, and fantasy : Bibiena drawings from the Jules Fisher collection

Author: John Marciari; Laurel O Peterson; Diane Kelder; Arnold Aronson; Pierpont Morgan Library,
Publisher: New York : The Morgan Library & Museum ; London : in association with Paul Holberton Publishing, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the first half of the eighteenth century, members of three generations of the Bibiena family were the most highly sought theater designers in Europe. Their elaborate and masterful stage designs were used for operas, festivals, and courtly performances across Europe: from their native Italy to cites as far afield as Vienna, Prague, Stockholm, St. Petersburg, and Lisbon. Their distinctive style also became widely  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Named Person: Bibiena family; Jules Fisher; Bibiena family.; Jules Fisher
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Marciari; Laurel O Peterson; Diane Kelder; Arnold Aronson; Pierpont Morgan Library,
ISBN: 9781913645045 1913645045
OCLC Number: 1226878979
Notes: "Published to accompany an exhibition at the Morgan Library & Museum, New York, 28 May-12 September 2021"--Title page verso.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (color), genealogical table ; 21 cm
Contents: The Galli-Bibiena family: an introduction / Diane M. Kelder --
Making the stage: the Bibiena as draftsmen / Laurel O. Peterson --
The theatrical art of the Galli-Bibiena / Arnold Aronson --
Collecting Bibiena / John Marciari --
Checklist of works in the exhibition / Diane M. Kelder.
Responsibility: edited by John Marciari and Laurel O. Peterson.

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Examines a group of Bibiena drawings from the collection of Jules Fisher.  Read more...

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...provides an immersive survey of this era through one of its chief protagonists, the prodigious Bibiena family. * The Architect's Newspaper 19/07/2021 * ...a small but exquisite show of drawings by Read more...

 
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