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Critical perspectives on Roman baroque sculpture / edited by Anthony Colantuono and Steven F. Ostrow.

Contributor(s): Smith, Jonathan Z [editor of compilation.] | Smith, Jonathan Z [editor of compilation.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2014]Description: xiv, 272 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780271061726 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Sculpture, Italian -- 17th century | Sculpture, Baroque -- Italy -- Rome
Contents:
The "Accademia dei Scultori" in late sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Rome / Peter M. Lukehart -- Francesco Mochi : stone and scale / Michael Cole -- Impossible apostles : Francesco Mochi's Saint Peter and Saint Paul for S. Paolo fuori le mura / Estelle Lingo -- The poetry of atomism : Duquesnoy, Poussin, and the Song of Silenus / Anthony Colantuono -- Orfeo Boselli's Osservationi della scoltura antica : a seventeenth-century treatise on sculpture, its purpose, and its descent into obscurity / Maria Cristina Fortunati -- The sculptural altarpiece and its vicissitudes in the Roman church interior : Renaissance through Baroque / Damian Dombrowski -- "For we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men" : Alessandro Algardi's beheading of Saint Paul and the theatricality of martyrdom / Maarten Delbeke -- "Appearing to be what they are not" : Bernini's reliefs in theory and practice / Steven F. Ostrow -- The poisoned present : a new reading of Gianlorenzo Bernini's Rape of Proserpina / Christina Strunck -- "Humoring" the antique : Michel Anguier and the physiological interpretation of ancient Greek sculpture / Julia K. Dabbs -- On causes and effects : imitating nature in seventeenth-century sculpture between Rome and Paris / Aline Magnien.
Summary: "Examines seventeenth-century sculpture in Rome. Focuses on questions of historical context and criticism, including the interaction of theory and practice, the creative roles of sculptors and patrons, the relationship of sculpture to antique models and to contemporary painting, and contextual meaning and reception"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-266) and index.

The "Accademia dei Scultori" in late sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Rome / Peter M. Lukehart -- Francesco Mochi : stone and scale / Michael Cole -- Impossible apostles : Francesco Mochi's Saint Peter and Saint Paul for S. Paolo fuori le mura / Estelle Lingo -- The poetry of atomism : Duquesnoy, Poussin, and the Song of Silenus / Anthony Colantuono -- Orfeo Boselli's Osservationi della scoltura antica : a seventeenth-century treatise on sculpture, its purpose, and its descent into obscurity / Maria Cristina Fortunati -- The sculptural altarpiece and its vicissitudes in the Roman church interior : Renaissance through Baroque / Damian Dombrowski -- "For we are made a spectacle unto the world, and to angels, and to men" : Alessandro Algardi's beheading of Saint Paul and the theatricality of martyrdom / Maarten Delbeke -- "Appearing to be what they are not" : Bernini's reliefs in theory and practice / Steven F. Ostrow -- The poisoned present : a new reading of Gianlorenzo Bernini's Rape of Proserpina / Christina Strunck -- "Humoring" the antique : Michel Anguier and the physiological interpretation of ancient Greek sculpture / Julia K. Dabbs -- On causes and effects : imitating nature in seventeenth-century sculpture between Rome and Paris / Aline Magnien.

"Examines seventeenth-century sculpture in Rome. Focuses on questions of historical context and criticism, including the interaction of theory and practice, the creative roles of sculptors and patrons, the relationship of sculpture to antique models and to contemporary painting, and contextual meaning and reception"-- Provided by publisher.

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