The complexity and sophistication of Baroque art, developed through the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, could be understood as an attempt to move, arrest and overwhelm the viewer with beauty.
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|Artist||Courant artistique Art baroque|
|Publisher||Victoria and Albert Museum|
|Number of pages||368|
|Dimensions||287 x 247|
|Technique(s)||350 illustrations couleurs|
|Museum||Victoria and Albert Museum|
Taking examples from all media and genres, this book is a comprehensive exploration of this emotionally powerful and geographically pervasive style, tracing its development from Rome, centre of Papal and princely power.
Carefully selected and rarely seen objects from public and private collections illustrate traditions of ornament, performance and visual art, while stunning spreads examine how churches and palaces became showcases for the pomp and splendour of Baroque art.
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