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The Baroque is often thought of as a period of artistic style that used exaggerated motion and ... The aristocracy also saw the dramatic style of Baroque architecture and art as a means of impressin...

Francesco Borromini: Biography of Italian Baroque Architect


Francesco Borromini (1599-1667): Baroque Architect to Pope Innocent X, Active in Rome: Buildings, Church of St Carlo alle Quattro Fontane, Palazzo Pamphili.

Christopher Wren: Biography of English Baroque Architect


European Architecture Series Sir Christopher Wren Biography of English Baroque Architect. MAIN A-Z INDEX - A-Z of ARCHITECTURE ...

Baroque Architecture | Essential Humanities


The restrained Baroque aesthetic culminated during the Late Baroque (ca. 1675- 1725). The Baroque age concluded with the French-born Rococo style (ca.

Francesco Borromini Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...


In the first half of the 17th century, Roman baroque architecture was dominated by two extraordinary ... Francesco Castelli, called Borromini, was born on Sept.

Giovanni Bernini - Architect, Artist, Sculptor - Biography.com


Italian architect and sculptor Giovanni Bernini created many famous landmarks in Rome during the 17th century and is considered the father of Baroque ...

Francesco Borromini Facts - Biography - YourDictionary


In the first half of the 17th century, Roman baroque architecture was dominated by two extraordinary figures: Francesco Borromini and Gian Lorenzo Bernini.

A Baroque biography of Britain - The Telegraph


Dec 1, 2015 ... You can tell what a nation thinks of itself by looking at its buildings. England's commercial temples of the Eighties and Nineties spoke of a ...

Baroque Art - Artists, Artworks and Biographies


Baroque painters, sculptors, and architects sought to portray emotion, variety, and movement in their works by appealing to the ... Artists: (biography & artworks) .

Notable Architects - Infoplease


Selected biographies of well-known Architects. ... Borromini, Francesco, Italian baroque architect; Bramante, Donato, Italian Renaissance architect and painter ...

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Bartolomeo Rastrelli: Biography of Baroque Architect


Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700-71): Italian Baroque Architect, Active in Russia: Designed Smolny Convent, Catherine Palace, Peterhof: Romanov Court Architect.

Francesco Borromini | Italian architect | Britannica.com


May 12, 2014 ... Italian architect who was a chief formulator of Baroque architectural style. ... Francesco Borromini, original name Francesco Castelli (born ...

Lorenzo Gafà: The Great Maltese Baroque Architect - The Culture Trip


One of the most important architects in the history of Maltese Baroque architecture, Lorenzo Gafà was born the youngest to a family of ten siblings in the ancient ...