Paperback Penguin Art and Architecture

By (author) Howard Hibbard

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  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 196mm x 18mm | 204g
  • Publication date: 18 January 1991
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0140135987
  • ISBN 13: 9780140135985
  • Edition statement: Revised ed.
  • Illustrations note: illustrations plans, port.
  • Sales rank: 118,621

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Sculptor and architect Bernini was the virtual creator and greatest exponent of Baroque in 17th century Italy. He has left his greatest mark on Rome where Papal patronage provided him with enormous architectural commissions.

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Author information

Howard Hibbard (1928-1984) was Professor of Art History at Columbia University. Recognized as an expert of the Italian Baroque, he also wrote on topics such as Caravaggio and Poussin.

Table of contents

BerniniList of Plates List of Text Figures Foreword Introduction 1. The Prodigy 2. Bernini in Command 3. Disaster and Triumph 4. Two Churches and St. Peter's 5. Le Cavalier en France 6. The Late Works Bibliographical Note Notes to the Text Index