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Bernini and the crossing of Saint Peter"s

by Irving Lavin

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Published by Published for the College Art Association of America, by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Basilica di San Pietro,
  • Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano,
  • Basilica di San Pietro (Vatican)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesMonographs on archaeology and fine arts -- 17
    ContributionsCollege Art Association of America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA1123.B5 L3, N6923.B5 F68
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 94 p.
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24727977M
    LC Control Number68022570
    OCLC/WorldCa106582

      Bernini, Baldacchino, , feet high, gilded bronze (Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Rome) Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker & Dr. Beth Harris. Created by . Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Cathedra Petri (or Chair of St. Peter), gilded bronze, gold, wood, stained glass, (apse of Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, Rome). Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker According to tradition, St. Peter himself, the founder of the institution of the Church and considered the first pope, sat on the ancient wooden chair that is encased within this larger.

    Irving Lavin is the author of Bernini And The Unity Of The Visual Arts ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Rome Italy Renaissance (4 /5. Volume III of Visible Spirit: The Art of Gianlorenzo Bernini (Pindar Press, ) by Irving Lavin, Professor Emeritus in the School of Historical Studies, has been final volume completes a collection of Lavin's papers on Baroque artist Gianlorenzo Bernini (–). In this work, titled Bernini at St. Peter’s: The Pilgrimage, Lavin defines the significance of a case unique.

    Bernini and the crossing of Saint Peter's. by: Lavin, Irving, Published: () Bernini and the crossing of Saint Peter's / by: Lavin, Irving, Published: (). The Throne of Saint Peter Marble, bronze, white and golden stucco Basilica di San Pietro, Vatican: Saint Peter's throne is the last of Bernini's large monuments designed for the San Pietro. This completes and crowns his forty years long work in the decoration of the interior of the main church of the Roman Catholics.


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Bernini, Gian Lorenzo,Bernini, Gian Lorenzo,Bernin, Le (), Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano, Basilica di San Pietro (Vatican) Publisher New York, Published for the College Art Association of America, by New York University Press Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks; china Digitizing sponsorPages: ‹ Bernini and the Crossing of Saint Peter's up Bernini and the Unity of the Visual Arts ›.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Lavin, Irving, Bernini and the crossing of Saint Peter's. New York, Published for the College Art Association of America, by New York University Press, INTHE present essay ‘the crossing of Saint Peter’s’ refers to the grandiose plan by which, during the reign of Pope UrbanVIII (–) under Bernini’s direction, a.

This book argues that a continuous thread of thought may be discerned underlying and connecting the vicissitudes of this spectacular display.

From first to last, Gianlorenzo Bernini conceived of Saint Peter’s as a pilgrimage church, a kind of pilgrimage of human life, his own and of the believers who visited the basilica to worship and give. Bernini's contributions to St. Peter's exemplify more than any other complex works of art the spirit of the Catholic Restoration, and the Baroque era.

In the fifty years between andSt. Peter's was dramatically transformed - from the Ponte Sant'Angelo all the way to the Cathedra. Other articles where Throne of Saint Peter is discussed: Gian Lorenzo Bernini: Patronage of Innocent X and Alexander VII: Peter, or the Cathedra Petri (–66), a gilt-bronze cover for the medieval wooden throne (cathedra) of the pope.

Bernini’s task was not only to make a decorative cover for the chair but also to create a meaningful goal in the apse of St. Peter’s for the pilgrim’s. The history of the colonnades of St. Peter’s Square.

The façade of Saint Peter’s was completed in and it was deemed necessary to rework the space in front of it, in order to exalt the jewel of a basilica that had cost a century of hard work.

The only fixed point was the obelisk that Fontana had erected years before. Bernini at St. Peter's by Irving Lavin, © From the book "St. Peter's in the Vatican," edited by William Tronzo, In doing so, Bernini treated he crossing and the nave as the intersection of two complementary functions, not only of church architecture but of the house of God itself, as a locus of memory and as a place of action.

Bernini and the Crossing of Saint Peter’s; Five Youthful Sculptures by Gianlorenzo Bernini and a Revised Chronology of his Early Works; Bernini’s Death; Afterthoughts on “Bernini’s Death” Letter to the Editor on a review by Howard Hibbard of Bernini and the Crossing of St.

Peter’s; Calculated Spontaneity. Bernini and the Terracotta. This comprehensive study of the sculptures of Gianlorenzo Bernini () follows in twelve chapters his development as an artist and the area in which he excelled: portraits, the likeness of which astonished his contemporaries; the sculptures for St Peter in Rome; his extraordinary fountains; the timeless beauty of his renderings of mythological figures/5(12).

The baldachin is at the center of the crossing, and directly under the dome of the basilica. Designed by the Italian artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini, it was intended to mark, in a monumental way, the place of Saint Peter's tomb underneath.

Under its canopy is the high altar of the : Gian Lorenzo Bernini. The core of the book is comprised by a page uninterrupted birth-to-death narrative followed, without a break in the typography or format, by remarks about Bernini’s character and his views on art, and a lengthy defense of Bernini in response to critics who claimed that his work in the crossing of Saint Peter’s had caused cracks in its dome.

The aspirations of patron Pope Alexander VII () and his favorite architect Gian Lorenzo Bernini () led to the extraordinarily magical construction of St. Peter’s Piazza.

Also known as Piazza San Pietro, the area before St. Peter’s basilica was redesigned to its full glamour during the period of to by Bernini as.

Inwith the tomb of Paul III removed from the crossing, Bernini was commissioned to design a memorial for Urban VIII (plate 34). Still thinking about Saint Peter's as a single ensemble, Bernini resolved to install both monuments in the two bays that flank the apse.

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, St. Peter’s Square – Smarthistory Central to the Counter Reformation, Bernini’s double colonnades activate St. Peter’s and reach out into the city. IV Bernini and the Crossing of Saint Peter’s 62 V Five New Youthful Sculptures by Gianlorenzo Bernini and a revised Chronology of his Early Works VI Bernini’s Death VII Afterthoughts on “Bernini’s Death” VIII Letter to the Editor on a review by Howard Hibbard of Bernini and the Crossing.

Each of the piers contained two niches: the upper story was a reliquary balcony and the lower story contained a colossal statue of the saint associated with the relic housed there (figs.6a, 7a, 8a, 9a). 3 With the exception of Kirwin and Irving Lavin's Bernini and the Crossing of St.

Peter's (), most scholars have focused on Bernini, the. Baldacchino in St. Peter's Basilica Beginning inwith the ascent of his friend and former tutor, Cardinal Maffeo Barberini, to the papal throne as Pope Urban VIII, Bernini enjoyed near monopolistic patronage from the Barberini pope and : Gian Lorenzo Bernini, 7 DecemberNaples.

All of Professor Lavin's publications on Bernini are here brought together in three volumes. The studies have been reset, and in many cases up-dated, with a fuller provision of .Gian Lorenzo Bernini Roman, - Bernini, Giovanni Lorenzo, Bernini, Gianlorenzo.