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Borromini

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PAPERBACK

$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674079267

Publication Date: 10/15/1989

Short

240 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

115 halftones, 50 line illustrations

Belknap Press

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Blunt has made a highly significant contribution to our understanding of Borromini’s work from his first ideas on paper to the finished buildings.—Bruce Boucher, The Times Literary Supplement

This full-length study by a very eminent British art historian is a valuable aid for readers interested in an up-to-date and very thorough analysis of everything Borromini did.—Raymond Sokolov, The New York Times Book Review

Anthony Blunt reveals his great powers as an architectural historian. His prose is remarkably lucid and concise, even plain, yet extremely evocative.—Edmund Leites, Art in America

Anthony Blunt excites expectation whenever he publishes… To the delight of many readers, [his writing moves] with an absolute minimum of technical architectural vocabulary… Altogether the most lucid, sensitive, and trustworthy study of Borromini yet to appear.—Robert T. Petersson, Yale Review

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