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The Altars and Altarpieces of New St. Peter's - Outfitting the Basilica, 1621-1666 (Hardcover, New) Loot Price: R3,191
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The Altars and Altarpieces of New St. Peter's - Outfitting the Basilica, 1621-1666 (Hardcover, New): Louise Rice

The Altars and Altarpieces of New St. Peter's - Outfitting the Basilica, 1621-1666 (Hardcover, New)

Louise Rice

Series: Monuments of Papal Rome

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Following the completion of the construction of new St. Peter's in the second decade of the seventeenth century, a series of monumental altarpieces was commissioned to decorate its altars. The leading artists of the day contributed to the project - among them Algardi, Bernini, Cortona, Domenichino, Guercino, Lanfaranco, Poussin, Sacchi, Vouet, and Valentin - and the works they produced include some of the most celebrated masterpieces of the Roman Baroque. Here for the first time the altarpieces of St. Peter's are considered collectively, within the liturgical and artistic programme of the building as a whole. Louise Rice takes a comprehensive approach to this critical chapter in the history of Italian Baroque art, offering insight into the mechanisms, motives, and meanings of papal patronage in the premier church of Catholicism.

General

Imprint: Cambridge UniversityPress
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: Monuments of Papal Rome
Release date: 1998
First published: 1997
Authors: Louise Rice
Dimensions: 288 x 220 x 30mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Edition: New
ISBN-13: 978-0-521-55470-1
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > Architecture > Religious buildings
Books > Arts & Architecture > History of art / art & design styles > 1600 to 1800 > General
LSN: 0-521-55470-5
Barcode: 9780521554701

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