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The Holy Name: Art of the Gesù : Bernini and His Age

edited by Linda Wolk-Simon, with the collaboration of Christopher M.S. Johns ; essays by Gauvin Alexander Bailey, Andrew Horn, Christopher M.S. Johns, Evonne Levy, Franco Mormando, John W. O'Malley, S.J., Louise Rice, Betsy Rosasco, Xavier F. Salomon, John Beldon Scott, Linda Wolk-Simon
Format
Book
Published
Phliadelphia, PA : Saint Joseph's University Press, [2018]
Language
English
Series
Early Modern Catholicism and the Visual Arts
ISBN
9780916101008, 0916101002
Summary
This landmark exhibition, organized to commemorate Fairfield University's 75th anniversary, features artistic treasures from the Roman church of the Gesù never before seen in America: Bernini's bust of Roberto Bellarmino (patron saint of Fairfield University), Gaulli's monumental painted wood model of the apse, a gilt bronze altar sculpture by the versatile painter, draftsman and sculptor Ciro Ferri, the sumptuous jeweled cartegloria from the altar of St. Ignatius, and the magnificent embroidered chasuble of the church's great benefactor, Cardinal Alessandro Farnese. These masterpieces are joined by more than fifty paintings, sculptures, rare books, precious objects, drawings, prints, and historical documents by Bernini, Domenichino, Gaulli, Ciro Ferri, Carlo Maratti, and Andrea Pozzo, among other Italian Baroque masters, on loan from American museums and private collections.00Exhibition: The Fairfield University Art Museum, USA (02.02.-19.05.2018).
Description
xv, 639 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-583) and index.
Series Statement
Early modern Catholicism and the visual arts ; vol. 17
Early modern Catholicism and the visual arts ; v. 17
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