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Gian Lorenzo Bernini

Rudolf Wittkower

Gian Lorenzo Bernini

the sculptor of the Roman baroque

by Rudolf Wittkower

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, -- 1598-1680.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRudolf Wittkower.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 290 p. :
    Number of Pages290
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14208857M
    ISBN 10080141430X
    LC Control Number81766149

    Gian Lorenzo Bernini () was the most influential sculptor of his astonmartingo.comve and skilled, he virtually created the Baroque style. In hiseligious sculptures he excelled at capturing movement and extreme emotion,niting figures with their setting to create a single conception ofverwhelming intensity that expressed the fervour of Counter-Reformation astonmartingo.comty and drama also 5/5(1). Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini () (known as Gianlorenzo Bernini) was one of the greatest artists of the Italian Baroque period. He was famous both for his sculpture and his astonmartingo.com , he worked for Pope Urban XIII and then for Pope Alexander VII at St. Peter's Basilica where he designed the famous piazza (place) in front of the basilica and many of the most splendid things that.

    The Life of Gian Lorenzo Bernini is an engaging, at times even entertaining, story that is for the most part intelligently composed and skillfully written with the goal of informing, delighting, and capturing the allegiance of the reader. Despite the mythologizing to which Bernini’s curriculum vitae and personality have been subjected by. Sep 11,  · Gian Lorenzo Bernini Born Dec. 7, Naples, Kingdom of Naples, in present-day Italy Died Nov. 28, (at age 81) Rome, Papal States, in present-day Italy Nationality Italian Movement Baroque Field Sculpture, painting, architecture Gian Lorenzo Bernini Artworks Apollo and Daphne David Ecstasy of Saint Teresa Bust of Louis XIV Fontana dei Quattro FiumiBorn: Dec. 7, , Naples, Kingdom of Naples, in present-day Italy.

    Gian Lorenzo Bernini, three views of David, , marble, cm (Galleria Borghese, Rome) The path to God in the Baroque era is more direct, more emotional, more bodily, and that of course relates to the embattled position of the Church, which wanted to appeal directly to the faithful. Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture (Book): Gian Lorenzo Bernini was the greatest sculptor of the Baroque period, and yet--surprisingly--there has never before been a major exhibition of his sculpture in North America. Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture--on view from August 5 through October 26, , at the J. Paul Getty Museum and from November 28,


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This book is a thorough discussion of the sculptural works of Gianlorenzo Bernini by probably the pre-eminent scholar of Baroque art. It is filled with superb photographs, mostly black-and-white.

This is a scholarly work as well as being very visually astonmartingo.com by: 6. The following is a list of works of sculpture, architecture, and painting by the Italian Baroque artist Gian Lorenzo astonmartingo.com numbering follows Rudolph Wittkower's Catalogue, first published in in Gian Lorenzo Bernini: The Sculptor of the Roman Baroque.

The Impresario (Carleton Renaissance Plays in Translation) by Bernini, Gian Lorenzo and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at astonmartingo.com 53 Color Paintings of Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Gianlorenzo or Giovanni) - Italian Baroque Sculptor and Architect (December 7, - November 28, ) by Jacek Michalak and Gian Lorenzo Bernini out of.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Italian artist who was perhaps the greatest sculptor of the 17th century and an outstanding architect as well. Bernini created the Baroque style of sculpture and developed it to such an extent that other artists are of only minor importance in a discussion of that style.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini () was the most influential sculptor of his age. Inventive and skilled, he virtually created the Baroque style.

In his religious sculptures he excelled at capturing movement and extreme emotion, uniting figures with their setting to create a single conception of overwhelming intensity that expressed the fervour of Counter-Reformation Rome/5.

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Today is the birthday () of Gian Lorenzo Bernini (also spelled Gianlorenzo or Giovanni Lorenzo), Italian artist and a prominent architect who worked principally in Rome. He was the leading sculptor of his age, credited with creating the Baroque style of sculpture.

In addition, he painted, wrote plays, and designed metalwork and stage sets. The Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini () almost singlehandedly created high baroque sculpture.

His work in architecture, although more conservative, ranks him among the three or four major architects of the 17th century. Gian Lorenzo Bernini was born in Naples on Dec. 7, His mother was Neapolitan. He was trained as a sculptor by his. Bernini has caught a transient expression which we are sure must have been most characteristic of his sitter." In Sarah McPhee's book, Bernini's Beloved, she writes that the bust "captures the riveting individuality of the sitter.

The passion of her youth, the recklessness of her behavior, the intelligence that would see her to wealth and. Get this from a library. The life of Gian Lorenzo Bernini. [Domenico Bernini; Gian Lorenzo Bernini; Franco Mormando] -- "A critical translation of the unabridged Italian text of Domenico Bernini's biography of his father, seventeenth-century sculptor, architect, painter, and playwright Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

Jun 04,  · The world into which Gian Lorenzo Bernini brought his glorious visions was a harsh, violent world—to whose violence he had made his own contribution—but the effect of his work has been to bring people together, not only in his own time and place, but also in our own time. Saint Longinus by Gian Lorenzo Bernini is a marble sculpture that was completed in the year It's located in the north-eastern niche, specifically in the crossing of Papal Basilica of St Peter in the Vatican, and it's over 4m in height.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian pronunciation: [ˈdʒan loˈrɛntso berˈniːni]; also Gianlorenzo or Giovanni Lorenzo; 7 December – 28 November ) was an Italian sculptor and architect. While a major figure in the world of architecture, he was, also and even more prominently, the leading sculptor of his age, credited with creating the Birth place: Naples, Italy.

GIAN LORENZO BERNINI Chapter 1 BIRTH, UPBRINGING, AND STUDIES OF GIAN LORENZO IN THE CITY OF NAPLES UNTIL THE AGE OF TEN. HIS ARRIVAL IN ROME.

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Early Years: Practically since his birth in Naples inBernini's sculptor father Pietro was determined to pass his art on to his son. At the age of 8 Gian Lorenzo was taken by his father to Rome, where they were awarded an audience with Pope Paul V who, according. A critical translation of the unabridged Italian text of Domenico Bernini's biography of his father, seventeenth-century sculptor, architect, painter, and playwright Gian Lorenzo Bernini ().

"Gian Lorenzo Bernini was one artist whose life was every bit as dramatic, sensual, and emotional as his art. Franco Mormando’s sympathetic, intimate biography moves as fast as its hyperactive subject, taking us on a whirlwind ride through the glittering courts of papal.

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Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s marble sculpture of Monsignor Francesco Barberini was carved in —more than 20 years after the subject’s death—which may explain a .The David of the Bible was a common subject among most Renaissance artists and had been treated as such by sculptors like Michelangelo (), Verrocchio () and Donatello (cs).

Gian Lorenzo's David, although engaging with these sculptures, differed from them in many significant ways.Gianlorenzo Bernini [Italian Baroque Era Sculptor and Painter, ] Guide to pictures of works by Gianlorenzo Bernini in art museum sites and image archives worldwide.

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