Gianlorenzo Bernini was the greatest sculptor of the Baroque period, and yet - surprisingly - there have been only a handful of shows related to his work in modern times.Bernini's portrait busts were masterpieces of technical virtuosity; at the same time, they revealed a new interest in psychological depth. His ability to capture the essential character of his subjects was unmatched and had a profound influence on other leading sculptors of his day, including Alessandro Algardi, Giuliano Finelli, and Francesco Mochi.Published to coincide with a major new exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum in 2008, "Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture" is a groundbreaking study that features drawings and paintings by Bernini and his contemporaries that demonstrates their unrivalled range, skill, and acuity.
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110892369329
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0892369329
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2008. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. New item. Codice libro della libreria QX-169-92-5246805