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Bernini & the Idealization of Death

The "Blessed Ludovica Albertoni" & the Altieri Chapel

by Shelley Karen Perlove

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Individual artists,
  • Religious subjects depicted in art,
  • Sculpture & other three-dimensional art forms,
  • Italy,
  • Criticism,
  • Essays,
  • Sculpture,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10284038M
    ISBN 100271014776
    ISBN 109780271014777
    OCLC/WorldCa650207641

    Gian Lorenzo Bernini (&–), sculptor, architect, painter, and playwright, was the most influential artist of seventeenth-century Rome and, indeed, one of the leading creative forces in European art for most of that century. He is universally recognized as one of the creators of the vastly popular Roman Baroque style, which was quickly disseminated throughout all of Europe. Bernini’s David (figure 1) has always reminded me of a major league pitcher winding up to throw a 95 miles an hour you seen that? The pitcher gathers all of his strength for each pitch and puts everything he has into it. This is what Baroque art wants from us—it wants us to be able to relate to the image in our bodies, not just in our minds—to really feel it physically and.

    Gian Lorenzo Bernini, David, , marble, cm (Galleria Borghese, Rome) (photo: Salvador Fornell CC BY-NC-ND ) Empathy Bernini’s David is like a major league pitcher winding up to throw a 95 miles an hour fastball. Gian Lorenzo Bernini () was the most influential sculptor of his age. Inventive and skilled, he virtually created the Baroque style. In his religious sculptures he excelled at capturing movement and extreme emotion, uniting figures with their setting to create a single conception of overwhelming intensity that expressed the fervour of Counter-Reformation Rome/5(54).

    Learn Gianlorenzo Bernini, David with free interactive flashcards. Choose from 14 different sets of Gianlorenzo Bernini, David flashcards on Quizlet. In Gian Lorenzo Bernini: Later years the death of the Blessed Ludovica Albertoni. Bernini consciously separated architecture, sculpture, and painting for different roles, reversing the process that culminated in the Cornaro Chapel. In that sense, the Altieri Chapel is more traditional, a variation on his church interiors of the preceding years.


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ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a /5(2). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Bernini and the Idealization of Death: As the only monograph-length study of Bernini's statue of Beata Ludovica Albertoni, this book fills an important gap in Bernini art historiography.

It has for this reason also attracted a certain amount of critical attention.3/5. Get this from a library. Bernini and the idealization of death: the Blessed Ludovica Albertoni and the Altieri Chapel. [Shelley Karen Perlove]. Tracing the history of the cult of Ludovica, the Altieri Chapel, and the statue, Shelley Perlove illuminates Bernini's contribution, both artistically and iconographically, to the chapel and proposes an interpretation of the precise nature of the experience the beata is undergoing in the sculpture.

This interpretation is developed from an examination of the statue in the full context of other. Bernini and the Idealization of Death. The “Blessed Ludovica Albertoni” and the Altieri Chapel. Shelley Perlove “Shelly Perlove has given, for the first time, a thorough, lucid, and convincing analysis of one of Bernini’s most famous : Shelley Perlove.

: Bernini and the Idealization of Death: The “Blessed Ludovica Albertoni” and the Altieri Chapel () by Perlove, Shelley and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.5/5(1). Blessed Ludovica Albertoni (Italian: Beata Ludovica Albertoni) is a funerary monument by the Italian Baroque artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

The Trastevere sculpture is located in the specially designed Altieri Chapel in the Church of San Francesco a Ripa in Rome, Italy. Bernini started the project inbut his work on two other major works—The Tomb of Pope Alexander VII and the Altar of Artist: Gian Lorenzo Bernini. Tracing the history of the cult of Ludovica, the Altieri Chapel, and the statue, Shelley Perlove illuminates Bernini's contribution, both artistically and iconographically, to the chapel and proposes an interpretation of the precise nature of the experience the beata is undergoing in the sculpture.

This interpretation is developed from an examination of the statue in the full context of other /5(2). Initially published by Penn State Press inCatherine Enggass’s translation of Filippo Baldinucci’s Life of Bernini was the first English-language edition of this historic biography.

Out of print for many years, The Life of Bernini is now available in a new paperback edition with an introduction by Maarten Delbeke, Evonne Levy, and Steven F. Ostrow, the editors of Bernini’s Biographies. Tracing the history of the cult of Ludovica, the Altieri Chapel, and the statue, Shelley Perlove illuminates Bernini's contribution, both artistically and iconographically, to the chapel and proposes an interpretation of the precise nature of the experience the beata is undergoing in Price: $   Although the book does cover Bernini's masterpieces, "his Rome" is pretty much the emphasis of this book.

It gives a clear background in the political and social climate of his times and the details of his personality and interactions and their impact on the creation of his art, as well as the Baroque conception of art, which is theatrical and dramatic.4/5.

Gian Lorenzo (or Gianlorenzo) Bernini (/ b ɛər ˈ n iː n i /, also US: / b ər ˈ-/, Italian: [ˈdʒan loˈrɛntso berˈniːni]; also Giovanni Lorenzo; 7 December – 28 November ) was an Italian sculptor and architect. While a major figure in the world of architecture, he was, also and even more prominently, the leading sculptor of his age, credited with creating the Baroque style Movement: Baroque style.

Find Bernini and the Idealization of Death: The Blessed Ludovica Albertoni and the Altieri Chapel by Perlove at over 30 bookstores. Buy, rent or sell. Gian Lorenzo Bernini () was the most influential sculptor of his age. Inventive and skilled, he virtually created the Baroque style.

In his religious sculptures he excelled at capturing movement and extreme emotion, uniting figures with their setting to create a single conception of overwhelming intensity that expressed the fervour of Counter-Reformation Rome/5. Kosareva, Nina, 'A terracotta study by Gianlorenzo Bernini for the statue of the Blessed Ludovica Albertoni' in Apollo vol, no (December ) pp Perlove, Shelley Karen, Bernini and the Idealization of Death: The Blessed Ludovica Albertoni and the Altieri Chapel (Philadelphia, ), p Bernini's work, however, was about to enter a new phase.

InBarberini, his friend and patron, was elected Pope Urban VIII. As Bernini's son Domenico relates, the new pope summoned the young Author: Arthur Lubow. Gian Lorenzo Bernini Bernini's luck was to change in when Cardinal Federico Cornaro commissioned a work dedicated to St.

Theresa of Avila for his chapel in Santa Maria della Vittoria. The resulting sculpture, The Ecstasy of St. Theresa, is recognized by many as perhaps the supreme achievement of seventeenth century sculpture.

Bernini: His Life and His Rome. University of Chicago Press. Jake Morrissey. The Genius in the Design: Bernini, Borromini, and the Rivalry That Transformed Rome. HarperCollins. Shelley Karen Perlove. Bernini and the Idealization of Death: The Blessed Ludovica Albertoni and the Altieri Chapel.

Penn State Press. She is the author of two award-winning books published by Penn State University Press: Bernini and the Idealization of Death, and more recently with Larry Silver, Rembrandt’s Faith: Church and Temple in the Dutch Golden Age.

"The brilliantly expressive clay models created by Gian Lorenzo Bernini () as "sketches" for his works in marble offer extraordinary insights into his creative imagination.

Although long admired, the terracotta models have never been the subject of such detailed examination. This publication presents a wealth of new discoveries (including evidence of the artist's fingerprints. Gian Lorenzo Bernini Bernini, perhaps more than any other artist of the time period, was responsible for defining the Baroque style of sculpture.

His works are fraught with emotion and tension, achieving a hitherto unseen level of life-like action. The book is crowded with examples of the world's architecture.

It is didactic, explanatory and full of illustrations, although the reader must turn to the plates at the back for these, since there.DOCTORAL DISSERTATION: "Gianlorenzo Bernini's Lodovica Albertoni and Baroque Devotion," (Chairman: R. Ward Bissell) EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Ph.D, History of Art, Attingham School of Historic Preservation, Sponsored by the British National Trust. Summer Fellowship