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The life of Gian Lorenzo Bernini

by Domenico Bernini ; a translation and critical edition, with introduction and commentary, by Franco Mormando.
  • University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2011.
  • xvi, 482 pages ; 24 cm
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Genre
  • Biography.
Summary
  • "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 (1598-1680). Includes commentary on the author's data and interpretations, contrasting them with other contemporary primary sources and recent scholarship"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • A note on the commentary, sources, translations, abbreviations, and currency
  • Introduction: The anatomy of Baroque biography : Domenico Bernini's Life of Gian Lorenzo Bernini
  • Domenico Bernini, The life of Gian Lorenzo Bernini
  • Appendix 1: Pietro Filippo Bernini (attrib.), The vita brevis of Gian Lorenzo Bernini
  • Appendix 2: Jean Donneau de Visé, "Éloge du Cavalier Bernin," Le Mercure Galant, Paris, January 1681.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 9780271037486
  • 0271037482
  • 9780271037493
  • 0271037490
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2010030675
  • OCLC: 649827294
  • OCLC: 649827294