Why François du Quesnoy Should Have Dy’d Mad”: A consideration of Roman baroque sculptors’ intentions.

When executing their works, Roman baroque sculptors took into account both the placement of the finished object — in niches, above eye level, or on the sidewalls of chapels — and the available light. The lecture discusses how the artists adapted their art to fit a specific site, and how it shouldbe seen.

Author(s): 

Jennifer Montagu, Honorary Fellow, The Warburg Institute, London

Foreword by Colin B. Bailey

The Council of The Frick Collection Lecture Series, The Frick Collection, 2007

Softcover, 46 pages, color illustrations
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$12.95
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