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Wittkower, Rudolf

Overview
Works: 438 works in 1,849 publications in 8 languages and 24,380 library holdings
Genres: History  Catalogs  Anecdotes  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, Author of introduction, zxx, Collector, Dedicatee, Former owner
Classifications: N6916, 709.45
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rudolf Wittkower
Art and architecture in Italy, 1600 to 1750 by Rudolf Wittkower( Book )

148 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architectural principles in the age of humanism by Rudolf Wittkower( Book )

189 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published to coincide with the release of Architectonics of Humanism', this new edition offers definitive explanations of the significance of certain architectural forms, and reveals the limitations of an aesthetic theory of Renaissance architecture
Sculpture : processes and principles by Rudolf Wittkower( Book )

48 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'auteur décrit la constitution matérielle des oeuvres, leur état physique. Il analyse ces données techniques et ces conditions de production du point de vue de l'esthétique : pourquoi l'artiste choisit tel matériau, tel instrument, tel type de jointement ou de report, et en quoi ces procédures conditionnent à leur tour sa visée artistique
Born under Saturn; the character and conduct of artists: a documented history from antiquity to the French Revolution by Rudolf Wittkower( Book )

58 editions published between 1963 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palladio and Palladianism by Rudolf Wittkower( Book )

39 editions published between 1974 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gian Lorenzo Bernini: the sculptor of the Roman baroque by Rudolf Wittkower( Book )

23 editions published between 1956 and 1966 in 3 languages and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Allegory and the migration of symbols by Rudolf Wittkower( Book )

38 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen essays written between 1937 and 1970
Studies in the Italian Baroque by Rudolf Wittkower( Book )

25 editions published between 1965 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Idea and image : studies in the Italian Renaissance by Rudolf Wittkower( Book )

17 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art and architecture in Italy, 1600-1750 by Rudolf Wittkower( Book )

15 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baroque art: the Jesuit contribution by Per Bjurström( Book )

15 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernini : the sculptor of the Roman Baroque by Rudolf Wittkower( Book )

28 editions published between 1955 and 2013 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gian Lorenzo Bernini was the greatest and most influential sculptor of his age. Endlessly inventive and gifted with extraordinary technical skill, he virtually created the Baroque style. In his religious sculptures he excelled at capturing movement and extreme emotion, uniting figures with their setting to create a single conception of overwhelming intensity that perfectly expressed the fervour of Counter-Reformation Rome. Intensity and drama also characterize his mythological groups, his remarkable portraits and his world-famous Roman fountains. Rudolf Wittkowerʼs classic monograph and catalogue raisonne has remained the standard work on Bernini ever since its first publication in 1955. The concise but masterly survey provides an authoritative introduction to all aspects of Berniniʼs sculpture, while the full catalogue gives detailed, scholarly and up to date information on his complete oeuvre. This is the one indispensable book on Bernini for all students, scholars and art-lovers"--Publisher
Essays in the history of art presented to Rudolf Wittkower by Douglas Fraser( Book )

15 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gothic vs. classic; architectural projects in seventeenth-century Italy by Rudolf Wittkower( Book )

10 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays in the history of architecture presented to Rudolf Wittkower by Douglas Fraser( Book )

13 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and Multiple languages and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gian Lorenzo Bernini : the sculptor of the Roman Baroque by Rudolf Wittkower( Book )

26 editions published between 1954 and 1966 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected lectures of Rudolf Wittkower : the impact of non-European civilizations on the art of the West by Rudolf Wittkower( Book )

13 editions published in 1989 in English and Italian and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The divine Michelangelo: the Florentine Academy's homage on his death in 1564 by Jacopo Giunti( Book )

34 editions published between 1564 and 1964 in 3 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faksimileudgave af mindeskrift med engelsk oversættelse
British art and the Mediterranean by Fritz Saxl( Book )

42 editions published between 1948 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The drawings of the Carracci in the collection of Her Majesty the Queen at Windsor Castle by Rudolf Wittkower( Book )

24 editions published in 1952 in English and Italian and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Art and architecture in Italy, 1600-1750
Alternative Names
Rudolf Wittkower

Rudolf Wittkower britisch-US-amerikanischer Kunsthistoriker und Autor

Rudolf Wittkower Brits kunsthistoricus (1901-1971)

Rudolf Wittkower German art historian

Rudolf Wittkower storico dell'architettura e saggista tedesco

Wittkower, R.

Wittkower, R. 1901-1971

Wittkower, R. (Rudolf)

Wittkower, Rudolph

ウィットコウアー, R.

ウィットコウワー, ルドルフ

ウィトカウアー, ルドルフ

ウィトコウアー, ルドルフ

ルドルフ・ウィットカウアー

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Architectural principles in the age of humanismSculpture : processes and principlesBorn under Saturn; the character and conduct of artists: a documented history from antiquity to the French RevolutionAllegory and the migration of symbolsArt and architecture in Italy, 1600-1750Bernini : the sculptor of the Roman BaroqueSelected lectures of Rudolf Wittkower : the impact of non-European civilizations on the art of the West