Baroque: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting
by Rolf Toman (9783833111181)

Baroque: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting
 
Rolf Toman
Release Date: 30 Nov 2004
Pages: 504
Category: Baroque
Publisher: Konemann
ISBN: 9783833111181
ISBN-10: 3833111186



During the baroque period, architecture and the other fine arts were the instruments of a staging of "world theater" on a grand scale. The baroque art of the popes in Rome, the displays of power and opulence in the court of the Sun King, Louis XIV, and Dutch painting - they all reflect different aspects of the underlying tension between pleasure in life and fear of death that was such a prominent feature of the baroque world view. This volume portrays the entire span of the fine arts of the baroque era, from rich splendor to religious asceticism.

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