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Bernini's beloved : a portrait of Costanza Piccolomini

Author: Sarah McPhee
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Carved by Gianlorenzo Bernini in 1636-37 for his own pleasure, the portrait of Costanza is one of his most captivating works. This title expands our understanding of the woman whose intelligence and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Crítica e interpretación
Named Person: Gian Lorenzo Bernini; Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah McPhee
ISBN: 9780300175271 0300175272
OCLC Number: 934360971
Description: IX, 260 p. : il. ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Sarah McPhee.


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'...a brilliantly researched biography of the woman who was mistress not only of the greatest of all roman sculptors, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, but also his younger brother Luigi. This extraordinary Read more...

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