Effigies & ecstasies : Roman Baroque sculpture and design in the age of Bernini (catalogue of an exhibition National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 25 June-20 September 1998)
Edinburgh, National Galleries of Scotland, 1998
(30 × 24.5 cm), 215 (1) pp., including 235 colour and 148 black & white illustrations. 171 catalogue entries. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Exhibits include sculpture, medals, paintings, drawings (including 17 either of, by or attributed to Bernini), prints, and “arti minori”. The essays preceding the catalogue entries are by Christopher Black (on Rome during Bernini’s lifetime), Christopher Baker (on Bernini’s life), David Howarth (on Bernini and Britain) and Timothy Clifford (on Roman decorative arts in the age of Bernini). ¶ Light shelf wear; otherwise a very good copy.