Sketches in clay for projects by Gian Lorenzo Bernini :theoretical, technical, and case studies /edited by Ivan Gaskell and Henry Lie.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals




179 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.


Descriptive Terms

Sculpture, Baroque.
Sculpture baroque.
Voorstudies (kunst)


Gaskell, Ivan.
Lie, Henry.
Harvard University. Art Museums.


An economy of seventeenth-century clay sculptors' models / Ivan Gaskell -- Of clay, and the initial stages of sculpture / Colette Czapski Hemingway -- Technical studies: rationale and techniques / Henry Lie -- Clay analysis / Eugene F. Farrell, Henry Lie, and Suzanne M.M. Young -- The clay modeling techniques of Gian Lorenzo Bernini / Anthony B. Sigel -- Technical observations and petrographic analysis / Anthony B. Sigel and Eugene F. Farrell -- Fingerprints / Nancy Lloyd -- Decorative coatings on the St. Longinus and St. Ambrose modelli / Kendra Roth -- The Fogg Silence: a Bozzetto by Melchiorre Cafà / Jennifer Montagu -- Bernini's St. Ambrose for the Cathedra Petri: a model and the metamorphosis of a figure / Jeannine O'Grady -- Bernini drawings and Bozzetti for the Ponte Sant'Angelo: a new look / Mark S. Weil -- Borchini, Félibien, and five angels for the altar of the Blessed Sacrament / Colette Czapski Hemingway -- Bronze casts after Bozzetti and Modelli by Bernini / Francesca G. Bewer -- Conclusion / Henry Lie.


Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Art Museums

Publisher Series

Harvard University Art Museums Bulletin, v. 6, no. 3
Harvard University Art Museums bulletin ;


179 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.


Includes bibliographical references (pages 172-173).
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica

Call Number

CPT CPT-01-110.496

Other People and Orgs

Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, 1598-1680.
Bernini, Gian Lorenzo <1598-1680>
Bernini, Gian Lorenzo, 1598-1680
Bernini, Gian Lorenzo.