Bernini and the birth of Baroque portrait sculpture

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Published by J. Paul Getty Museum, National Gallery of Canada in Los Angeles, Ottawa .

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Subjects:

  • Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, -- 1598-1680 -- Exhibitions,
  • Portrait sculpture, Baroque -- Italy -- Rome -- Exhibitions,
  • Portrait sculpture, Italian -- Italy -- Rome -- Exhibitions

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Statementedited by Andrea Bacchi and Catherine Hess ; with contributions by Andrea Bacchi ... [et al.].
GenreExhibitions.
ContributionsBacchi, Andrea., Hess, Catherine, 1957-, J. Paul Getty Museum., National Gallery of Canada.
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LC ClassificationsNB623.B5 A4 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16475171M
ISBN 109780892369317, 9780892369324
LC Control Number2008004444

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Sarah McPhee is professor of art history at Emory University and a specialist in 17th- and 18th-century European art, Baroque sculpture, and artistic biography. She is currently working on a cultural biography of Gian Lorenzo Bernini and the forthcoming book Bernini's Mistress: A Portrait of Costanza Piccolomini.

Andrea Bacchi is the author of Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture ( avg rating, 10 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Bernini ( /5(4). Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture(1st Edition) by Andrea Bacchi, Catherine Hess, Andrea Bachi, Dr Jennifer Montagu, Anne-Lise Desmas, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Julian Brooks, Dr David Franklin Hardcover, Pages, Published by Oxford University Press ISBNISBN: The Bernini family moved to Rome in as Pietro was invited by the Pope to work on the basilica Santa Maria Maggiore.

Bernini's first sculpture The Goat Amalthea with the Infant Jupiter and a Faun was started when Bernini was eleven years old. It was reported that when Cardinal Maffeo Barbenini visited the Bernini family workshop he warned Pietro Bernini to be careful, as his son would soon.

Lavin, Irving. “Five New Youthful Sculptures by Gianlorenzo Bernini and a Revised Chronology of his Early Work,” Art Bulletin 50 (): – Lavin, Irving.

Visible Spirit: The Art of Gian Lorenzo Bernini. 3 vols. London, – McPhee, Sarah. Bernini’s Beloved: A Portrait of Costanza Piccolomini. New Haven, Mormando. Publié aussi en anglais sous le titre: Bernini and the birth of Baroque portrait sculpture. Catalogue d'une exposition présentée au Getty Museum, à Los Angeles, du 5 août au 26 oct.et au Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, à Ottawa, du 28 nov.

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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.

Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture Curators: Catherine Hess, Andrea Bacchi, Jennifer Montagu Organized by the J. Paul Getty Museum in association with the National Gallery of Canada The National Gallery of Canada Nov.

28, –Mar. 8,   Andrea Bacchi is associate professor of Art History at the University of Bologna and co-director of the art historical journal Nuovi Studi. He has curated several exhibition on sculpture including one on Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait, at the Getty Institute and at.

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This sculpture shows a key change between the Renaissance and Baroque. Renaissance artists previously worked from ancient sculptures whereas Bernini worked directly from life.

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Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini was born inthe sixth of thirteen children of Angelica Galante and Pietro Bernini. Bernini's childhood was spent in Naples and he began sculpting from an early age working closely with his father, a successful Mannerist sculptor who carried out prestigious commissions in Naples and later Rome.

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Bernini's portrait of Costanza is thought to be. [1] For these details of the Barberini family's ownership, see Catherine Hess' entry in Bernini and the Birth of Baroque Portrait Sculpture, exh. cat.,The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa,Los Angeles, If there’s a single work of art one wishes everyone could see this season, it is Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s Costanza Bonarelli (– ).

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Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles this summer.Gian Lorenzo (or Gianlorenzo) Bernini (/ b ɛər ˈ n iː n i /, US English US: / b ər ˈ-/, Italian: [ˈdʒan loˈrɛntso berˈniːni]; Italian 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.

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