Art and Architecture in Italy, 1600-1750 High Baroque

ISBN-10: 0300079400
ISBN-13: 9780300079401
Edition: 6th 1999
Authors: Rudolf Wittkower
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Description: This is a survey of Italian Baroque art and architecture. In three volumes, it focuses on the arts in every centre between Venice and Sicily in the early, high and late Baroque periods.

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Book details

List price: $35.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 10/11/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

This is a survey of Italian Baroque art and architecture. In three volumes, it focuses on the arts in every centre between Venice and Sicily in the early, high and late Baroque periods.

Forewords
Principles followed in the New Edition
Map
Introduction
Seicento Devotion and Religious Imagery
Rhetoric and Baroque Procedure
Patronage
Gianlorenzo Bernini (1598-1680)
Introduction
Sculpture
Stylistic Development
Sculpture with One and Many Views
Colour and Light
The Transcending of Traditional Modes
New Iconographical Types
The Role of the 'Concetto'
Working Procedure
Painting
Architecture
Ecclesiastical Buildings
Secular Buildings
The Piazza of St Peter's
Francesco Borromini (1599-1667)
S. Carlo alle Quattro Fontane
S. Ivo della Sapienza
S. Giovanni in Laterano, S. Agnese, S. Andrea delle Fratte, and Minor Ecclesiastical Works
The Oratory of St Philip Neri
Domestic Buildings
The Collegio di Propaganda Fide
Pietro da Cortona (1596-1669)
Introduction
Architecture
The Early Works
SS. Martina e Luca
S. Maria della Pace, S. Maria in Via Lata, Projects, and Minor Works
Painting and Decoration
The Early Works
The Gran Salone of the Palazzo Barberini
The Frescoes of the Palazzo Pitti and the Late Work
'High Baroque Classicism': Sacchi, Algardi, and Duquesnoy
Andrea Sacchi (1599-1661)
The Controversy between Sacchi and Cortona
Alessandro Algardi (1598-1654)
Francesco Duquesnoy (1597-1643)
Architectural Currents of the High Baroque
Rome
Carlo Rainaldi
Martino Longhi the Younger, Vincenzo della Greca, Antonio del Grande, and Giovan Antonio de' Rossi
Architecture outside Rome
Baldassare Longhena (1598-1682)
Florence and Naples: Silvani and Fanzago
Trends in High Baroque Sculpture
Rome
The First Generation
The Second Generation
Tombs with the Effigy in Prayer
Minor Masters of the later Seventeenth Century
Bernini's Studio and the Position of Sculptors in Rome
Sculpture outside Rome
High Baroque Painting and its Aftermath
Rome
Baroque Classicism; Archaizing Classicism; Crypto-Romanticism
The Great Fresco Cycles
Carlo Maratti (1625-1713)
Painting outside Rome
Bologna, Florence, Venice, and Lombardy
Genoa
Naples
Abbreviations Used in the Notes
Notes
Index

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