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Guide to Baroque Rome (Icon Editions)

Anthony Blunt

Guide to Baroque Rome (Icon Editions)

by Anthony Blunt

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Icon (Harpe) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL7291521M
ISBN 100064303950
ISBN 109780064303958

Embodying extravagance and theatricality, Baroque goes beyond an artistic movement and reaches its richest expression in seventeenth-century Rome. Led by an art historian, this 3-hour walking tour takes you to marvel at paintings, sculptures, and architecture of the Baroque era that have fully transformed the Eternal City, whilst offering a 5/5(4). The Age of Baroque in Rome. The religious phenomenon of the Counter-Reformation, in the 17th century, was artistically expressed by the dramatic Baroque style. Rome owes its Baroque aspect of today to the 17th–century popes Urban VIII, Innocent X, and Alexander VII, who became patrons of the greatest exponents of this style, such as Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini.

An Art Lover's Guide to Rome in 24 Hours. You must book your tickets online in advance to reserve a time for your visit. Galleria Borghese: Piazzale Scipione Borghese, Rome and Baroque art rein supreme in the capital, Rome also has its share of contemporary art galleries, many of them clustered around Campo de’ Fiori. Pay a visit to Author: Livia Hengel. In the mids, as gold from the Age of Discovery began pouring into Rome, two geniuses appeared on the scene—each attuned in a very different way to transform the city and put into motion the great artistic movement called the this three-hour Baroque Rome Tour, we will explore the work of Bernini and Borromini, visiting three extremely important churches that bear their.

Working Process. In order to “build” Envisioning Baroque Rome, a team of academics, architects, digital artists, and visual information specialists studies Falda’s Rome in map and views, checks Falda’s data against Rome today, against the surveyed map of by Giovanni Battista Nolli, and against seventeenth-century ichnographic and surveyed maps that survive in the Roman archives. Explore Rome holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | A heady mix of haunting ruins, awe-inspiring art and vibrant street life, Italy’s hot-blooded capital is one of the world’s most romantic and charismatic cities.


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Genre/Form: Guidebooks: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Blunt, Anthony, Guide to baroque Rome. New York: Harper & Row, ©   This is the first stand-alone overview guide ever published. We are producing it as a companion volume to our revised edition of Anthony Blunt's seminal guide to Baroque Rome (A Guide to Baroque Rome: The Churches, ).Pages:   Guide to Baroque Rome giving you information deeper and different ways, you can find any guide out there but there is no reserve that similar with Guide to Baroque Rome.

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I by Torgil MagnusonAuthor: Howard Hibbard. Recipient(s) will receive an email with a link to 'Review: Guide to Baroque Rome by Anthony Blunt; Rome in the Age of Bernini, Vol. I by Torgil Magnuson'. all over the world to admire its Baroque squares, its fountains and its monumental basilicas.

After the patriotic unrest that started in and which was headed by Garibaldi, a plebiscite approved the annexing of Rome to the Kingdom of Italy inwhich set up its official center in the city soon after.

Starting fromRome was shaken byFile Size: KB. Rome is a showcase of Western civilization, layered with elements of the city's 2,year history. Among the traffic-choked 20th-century boulevards, you'll find marble ruins of ancient times, early Christian churches, grand Renaissance buildings and statues, and a wealth of Europe's most sumptuous, inspiring sights — its Baroque treasures.

A tour of Baroque architecture in Rome is one of the quintessential things to do when visiting the city. If there is a period in art & architecture that can be said to have left its nature indelibly impressed on the city of Rome, then, this would be called Baroque.

Italian architect Francesco Borromini (), was a Baroque genius whose legacy continues to astound visitors to Rome three and half centuries after his death. Here is a guide to the architecture of Borromini and where to marvel at his buildings in Rome today.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The Genius of Rome, – Exhibition catalogue. London: Royal Academy of Arts, Haskell, Francis. Patrons and Painters: A Study in the Relations between Italian Art and Society in the Age of the Baroque.

2d ed. New Haven: Yale University Press, Krautheimer, Richard. The Rome of Alexander VII, – Princeton: Princeton.Twenty-eight stars, or may be thirty-two, because it deals with Renaissance and Baroque Rome -- and everything about Rome during that period has to be grandiose.

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