Buildings of Europe: Baroque Europe by Harald Busch

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Sudportal (1627). Rechts: The legacy of the Baldacchino of St. Peter's. in Rom findet Nachfolge in der Barockkunst der anderen Lander. Giraudon Paris. Val-de-Grace. Hochaltar (G. Leduc, nach 1654) der Klosterkapelle. Above: Oxford. St. Mary's. South portal (1627). Right: Paris. Val-de-Grace. High Altar (G. Leduc, after 1654) of the convent chapel. 30 H wm r-tii ti ftf-< 32 Rom. Im Innenraum vvie in der Freiarchitektur erhalten die groGen Saulenordnungcn durch Bernini ein neues Pathos. Links: Palazzo Barberini.

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. 34 Y k:»m: H 1 V r ; I m - 1 d J ii iJM Rom. S. Maria della Pace (Pietro da Cortona, 1656-57).

Zeughaus (Elias Holl, 1602-07). Voluten, betonte Gesimse Flachenzier, sondern stehen im Dienste einer bevvegten Plastizitat des Baukorpers. und aufgesprengte Giebel sind nichf mehr blo2e Early Baroque in the North. Augsburg. Zeughaus (the former city armoury, Elias Holl, 1602-07). Scrolls, cornices and broken pediments, no longer purely decorative elements, stand in the service of dynamism and greater plasticity. n Jeiler Friihbarock in Rom. S. Susanna (Maderna, 1595—1603). Weniger dynamisch, doch harmonischer als im Norden wird auch hier die Mitte starker bctont: durch Verdoppelung der Halbsaulen und Pilaster.

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