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Baroque 1620-1800 - Magnificence & Style

Courant artistique Art baroque - Publisher Victoria and Albert Museum - Ouvrage relié - 368 pages - Text in Anglais - Published in 28/04/2009

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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Model 9781851775583
Artist Courant artistique Art baroque
Publisher Victoria and Albert Museum
Format Ouvrage relié
Number of pages 368
Language Anglais
Dimensions 287 x 247
Technique(s) 350 illustrations couleurs
Published 28/04/2009
Weight 1.300
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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