The Life of Bernini by Filippo Baldinucci - PDF and EPUB eBook
Initially published by Penn State Press in 1965, Catherine Enggass's translation of Filippo Baldinucci's Life of...
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Details of The Life of Bernini
- Exact title of the book
- The Life of Bernini
- Book author
- Filippo Baldinucci
- Book edition
- Number of pages
- 117 pages
- February 23rd 2007 by Penn State University Press
- File size (in PDF)
- 468 kB
Some brief overview of book
Initially published by Penn State Press in 1965, Catherine 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.
Baldinucci's unusual stand-alone biography of Bernini, begun while his subject was still alive, offers important insights into contemporary perceptions of the artist, the motivations of its author, and the nature of literary biography in seventeenth-century Italy.