Sculptor and architect Bernini was the virtual creator and greatest exponent of Baroque in 17th century Italy. He has left his greatest mark on Rome where Papal patronage provided him with enormous architectural commissions.
About Howard Hibbard
Howard Hibbard (1928-1984) was Professor of Art History at Columbia University. Recognized as an expert of the Italian Baroque, he also wrote on topics such as Caravaggio and Poussin.
BerniniList of Plates List of Text Figures Foreword Introduction 1. The Prodigy 2. Bernini in Command 3. Disaster and Triumph 4. Two Churches and St. Peter’s 5. Le Cavalier en France 6. The Late Works Bibliographical Note Notes to the Text Index