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Baroque, 1620-1800 : style in the age of magnificence / edited by Michael Snodin, Nigel Llewellyn ; assisted by Joanna Norman.

Publication:
London : V&A, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
372 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 30 cm.
Subjects:
Art, Baroque -- History -- Exhibitions.
Art, Baroque -- Classical influences -- Exhibitions.
Art objects, Baroque -- Exhibitions.
Architecture, Baroque -- Exhibitions.
Decoration and ornament, Baroque -- Exhibitions.
Victoria and Albert Museum -- Exhibitions.
Contents:
The world of the baroque artist / Nigel Llewellyn
Centres of Diplomatic Power, c. 1700 / Nigel Llewellyn
Potosí : the silver mountain / Majorie Trusted
The portrayal of absolutism / Nigel Llewellyn
Goa : the Rome of the Orient / Mallica Kumbera Landrus
The peace of Westphalia / Nigel Llewellyn
The medallic history of Louis XIV / Mark Jones
The Baroque style / Michael Snodin
The bizarre / Rodney Palmer
The Cornaro Chapel / Evonne Levy
The international English chair / Lucy Wood
The Gobelins workshops / Florian Knothe and Carolyn Sargentson
Performance and performativity / Joanna Norman, Elaine Tierney, Nigel Llewellyn
Baroque art and design for the theatre / Joanna Norman
The theatre at Cesky Krumlov / Joanna Norman
Opera / Joanna Norman
Urban festival / Elaine Tierney
Fireworks / Elaine Tierney
The festivities of Augustus the Strong / Claudia Schnitzer
The high mass / Nigel Llewellyn
John V's chapel at São Roque / Nigel Llewellyn
Power and piety / Nigel Llewellyn and Jane Eade
Sacred spaces / Nigel Llewellyn
The virgin of the immaculate conception / Nigel Llewellyn
The stations of the cross and popular piety / Nigel Llewellyn
The benedictine abbey at Melk / Eric Garberson
The cult of saints / Nigel Llewellyn
Power and sacred art / Jane Eade
Religious Processions / Majorie Trusted
The palace / Michael Snodin
The baroque garden / Luke Morgan
Dining at court / Philippa Glanville
The state bedchamber / Tessa Murdoch
The gallery / Reinier Baarsen
The Montespan fan painting / Sarah Medlam
Notes
Summary Catalogue / edited by Antonia Brodie and Joanna Norman
Bibliography
Select bibliography
Picture credits
Index.
Notes:
Exhibition catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p.357-365) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward W. Lanius Book Fund for Romance Language Collections.
Contributor:
Victoria and Albert Museum.
Edward W. Lanius Book Fund for Romance Language Collections.
Snodin, Michael.
Llewellyn, Nigel, 1951-
Norman, Joanna.
ISBN:
9781851775583 (hbk.)
9781851775910 (pbk)
1851775919 (pbk)
1851775587 (hbk.)
OCLC:
319493898
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