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The life of Gian Lorenzo Bernini /

"A critical translation of the unabridged Italian text of Domenico Bernini's biography of his father, seventeenth-century sculptor, architect, painter, and playwright Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680). Includes commentary on the author's data and interpretations, contrasting them with other contempor...

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Main Author: Bernini, Domenico, 1657-1723.
Other Authors: Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, 1598-1680., Mormando, Franco.
Format: Book
Language: English
Italian
Published: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, 2011
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Table of Contents:
  • A note on the commentary, sources, translations, abbreviations, and currency
  • Introduction: The anatomy of Baroque biography : Domenico Bernini's Life of Gian Lorenzo Bernini
  • Domenico Bernini, The life of Gian Lorenzo Bernini
  • Appendix 1: Pietro Filippo Bernini (attrib.), The vita brevis of Gian Lorenzo Bernini
  • Appendix 2: Jean Donneau de Visé, "Éloge du Cavalier Bernin," Le Mercure Galant, Paris, January 1681.