Buildings of Europe: Baroque Europe by Harald Busch

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Rome. The exuberance of Roman High Baroque. Above: S. Pietro in Montorio (Bernini, 1636). Right: another viev^ of Borromini's S. Agnese in Agone, with Bernini's Fontana dei Fiumi (1651). 20 — . f ''\ :w '5*-', / i m ^-:^ 'i. ^g2S^ •«s^iH , rl i^^^Si^H 1 i»r I . 1 , Jeiler Rom. Zvvei Kirchenfassaden als charakteristische Beispiele von vielen: Kraftiges Gurtgesims, Betonung der Mitte durch Saulen und Pilaster, Nischen mit Figuren oder Reliefs. Links; SS. Martina e Luca am Forum Romanum (Pietro da Cortona, 1635) mit reichem Schmuck der Kuppel.

I<'W^^ ,^ tM . •i'Vj Hartig Rom. Peterskirche. Machtvolle Verbindung von Renaissance und Barock - in der von Michelangelo entworfenen Kuppel mit der giebelgekronten Saulenfassade des vorgesetzten Langhauses (Maderna, 1607—12). Rome. St. Peter's. Renaissance and Baroque meet: Michelangelo's dome and Madema's facade (1607—12). 28 m m ^^^pr^^^^^i Kl|^^^^ ' • -^S^^^^'"^ ^ikTm^^t^^ mii^^B^HBMim^rriiiiiiMi- Kersting London. St. London. 29 Pauls-Kathedrale St. (Sir * ^1 1 " M^^^^^B' Christopher Wren, 1675-1710).

Everywhere the great orders are given 33 a new meaning by Bernini. Left: Palazzo Barberini. Above: detail The oval St. Peter (1656—67). staircase (1625-33, completed 1663). from the colonnade of St. Peter's (1656—67). Rom. S. Andrea al Quirinale (Bernini 1678). Dem ovalen Kirchenraum entspricht im Westen ein Portalvorbau mit diademahnlicher Bekronung. Strenge Formen von antikischer Hoheit - ein Vermachtnis des reifen Bernini. Rome. S. Andrea al Quirinale (Bernini, 1678). Bernini's maturest work, designed entirely by him.

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