Life and the arts in the Baroque palaces of Rome : Ambiente Barocco (catalogue for an exhibition at the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, New York, 10 March-13 June 1999; Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, 25 July-3 October)
New Haven & London, Yale University Press, 1999
(32 cm), xvii, 283 pp., illustrations (most in colour). Publisher’s boards, pictorial dust jacket. - Includes essays by Stephanie Walker (Artistic sources and development of Roman Baroque decorative arts), Patricia Waddy (Inside the palace: people and furnishings), Thomas Dandelet (Setting the noble stage in Baroque Rome: Roman palaces, political contest, and social theater, 1600-1700), Frederick Hammond (Creation of a Roman festival: Barberini celebrations for Christina of Sweden), Eduard A. Safarik (Invention and reality in Roman still-life painting of the seventeenth century: Fioravanti and the others), Maria Giulia Barberini (Prince defended: arms and armor in seventeenth-century Rome), and Edward J. Olszewski (Decorating the palace: Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni (1667-1740) in the Cancelleria). ¶ Very good, unmarked copy.