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Bernini's biographies : critical essays

Author: Maarten Delbeke; Evonne Anita Levy; Steven F Ostrow
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Unique among early modern artists, the Baroque painter, sculptor, and architect Gianlorenzo Bernini was the subject of two monographic biographies: one by the Florentine connoisseur and writer  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Gian Lorenzo Bernini; Filippo Baldinucci; Domenico Bernini; Gian Lorenzo Bernini; Gian Lorenzo Bernini; Gian Lorenzo Bernini; Filippo Baldinucci; Domenico Bernini; Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maarten Delbeke; Evonne Anita Levy; Steven F Ostrow
ISBN: 0271029013 9780271029016 9780271029023 0271029021
OCLC Number: 69992378
Language Note: Includes some text in Italian.
Description: xviii, 419 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: At the margins of the historiography of art: the vite of Bernini between autobiography and apologia / Tomaso Montanari --
Bernini's voice: from Chantelou's Journal to the vite / Steven F. Ostrow --
Plotting Bernini: a triumph over time / John D. Lyons --
Chapter 2 of Domenico Bernini's vita of his father: mimeses / Evonne Levy --"Always like himself": character and genius in Bernini's biographies / Robert Williams --
Bernini portraits, stolen and nonstolen, in Chantelou's Journal and the Bernini vite / Rudolf Preimesberger --
Gianlorenzo on the grill: the birth of the artist in his "primo parto di Divozione" / Heiko Damm --
Gianlorenzo Bernini's Bell Composto: the unification of life and work in biography and historiography / Maarten Delbeke --
From Mascardi to Pallavicino: the biographies of Bernini and seventeenth-century Roman culture / Eraldo Bellini --
Costanza Bonarelli: biography versus archive / Sarah McPhee.
Responsibility: edited by Maarten Delbeke, Evonne Levy, and Steven F. Ostrow.
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"Although there is more biographical writing on the incomparable Gian Lorenzo Bernini than on any other early modern artist, including Michelangelo), the investigation of these writings remains Read more...

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