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Baroque: Style in the Age of Magnificence 1620-1800

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Lavish, opulent, and unabashedly dramatic, the Baroque style developed out of the Renaissance with the primary goal of inspiring awe. The most complex and sophisticated movement of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Baroque encompassed all forms of artistic expression, from painting to music to literature.


Published to accompany a major traveling exhibition at the Vi
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Hardcover, 368 pages
Published May 1st 2009 by V & A Publishing (first published April 1st 2009)
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--The World of the Baroque Artist, Nigel Llewellyn
--Centres of Diplomatic Power c.1700, Nigel Llewellyn
--Potosí: the Silver Mountain, Marjorie Trusted
--The Portrayal of Absolutism, Nigel Llewellyn
--Goa: the 'Rome of the Orient', Mallica Kumbera Landrus
--The Peace of Westphalia, Nigel Llewellyn
--The Medallic History of Louis XIV, Mark Jones

--The Baroque Style, Michael Snodin
--The Bizarre, Rodney Palmer
--The Cornaro Chapel, Evonne Levy
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