Life of Bernini, the : Sculptor, Architect, Painter

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118 pages; 8vo (8.75") 22 cm; Hardcover, gray faux marbled boards, [xviii] + 118 pages + 8 plates, 144 total pages, tan endpapers, appendix list of works by Bernini, 10 b/w drawings on glossy plates. ; Translated from the Italian by Catherine Engass. Introduction by Robert Enggass. Originally published in Italy in 1682, this biography of great artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680) written by famed Florentine connoisseur Filippo Baldinucci (1624-1694) (who wrote some of the earliest histories of European art) was not published unabridged in English until this edition, 1966. ; Book shows almost no wear but has owner name in a large hand penned on front endpaper. Jacket is intact, unclipped, but shows spotting and discoloration from handling.

Title: Life of Bernini, the : Sculptor, Architect, Painter

Author Name: Baldinucci, Filippo, with Catherine Enggass and Robert Enggass

Location Published: Pennsylvania State University Press: 1966

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine in Good dust jacket

Item: 0.90 lbs

Categories: Biography

Seller ID: 23247

Keywords: artists, baroque era, biography, italian, italy