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Title Bernini's biographies : critical essays / edited by Maarten Delbeke, Evonne Levy, and Steven F. Ostrow.

Published University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  709.2 BERN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xviii, 419 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [377]-401) and index.
Contents Prolegomena the interdisciplinary study of Bernini's biographies / Maarten Delbeke, Evonne Levy and Steven F. Ostrow -- 1. At the margins of the historiography of art : the Vite of Bernini between autobiography and apologia / Tomaso Montanari -- 2. Bernini's voice : from Chantelou's Journal to the Vite / Steven F. Ostrow -- 3. Plotting Bernini : a triumph over time / John D. Lyons -- 4. Chapter 2 of Domenico Bernini's Vita of his father : mimeses / Evonne Levy -- 5. "Always like himself" : character and genius in Bernini's biographies / Robert Williams -- 6. Bernini portraits, stolen and nonstolen, in Chantelou's Journal and the Bernini Vite / Rudolf Preimesberger -- 7. Gianlorenzo on the grill : the birth of the artist in his "Primo Parto di Divozione" / Heiko Damm -- 8. Gianlorenzo Bernini's Bel Composto : the unification of life and work in biography and historiography / Maarten Delbeke -- 9. From Mascardi to Pallavicino : the biographies of Bernini and seventeenth-century Roman culture / Eraldo Bellini -- 10. Costanza Bonarelli : biography versus archive / Sarah McPhee.
Other author Delbeke, Maarten.
Levy, Evonne Anita, 1961-
Ostrow, Steven F.
Subject Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, 1598-1680.
Baldinucci, Filippo, 1625-1696. Vita del cavaliere Gio. Lorenzo Bernino.
Bernini, Domenico, 1657-1723. Vita del cavalier Gio. Lorenzo Bernino.
Artists -- Italy -- Biography -- History and criticism.
Standard Number 9870271029014
ISBN 0271029013 (clothbound : alk. paper)
9780271029016 (clothbound : alk. paper)