Dictionary of Art and Artists



 

 


History of

Architecture and Sculpture

 
 

 

 
 

 
 

CONTENTS:

 
 

PART ONE
THE ANCIENT WORLD
PREHISTORIC ART
EGYPTIAN ART

ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN ART
AEGEAN ART
GREEK ART
ETRUSCAN ART
ROMAN ART
EARLY CHRISTIAN AND BYZANTINE ART

PART TWO
THE MIDDLE AGES
EARLY MEDIEVAL ART
ROMANESQUE ART
GOTHIC ART

PART THREE
THE RENAISSANCE THROUGH THE ROCOCO
LATE GOTHIC
THE EARLY RENAISSANCE IN ITALY
THE HIGH RENAISSANCE IN ITALY
MANNERISM AND OTHER TRENDS
THE RENAISSANCE IN THE NORTH
THE BAROQUE IN ITALY AND SPAIN
THE BAROQUE IN FLANDERS AND HOLLAND
THE BAROQUE
THE ROCOCO

PART FOUR
THE MODERN WORLD
NEOCLASSICISM AND ROMANTICISM
REALISM AND IMPRESSIONISM
POST-IMPRESSIONISM, SYMBOLISM, AND ART NOUVEAU

PART FIVE
TWENTIETH-CENTURY
TWENTIETH-CENTURY SCULPTURE
TWENTIETH-CENTURY ARCHITECTURE


INDEX
FIGURES
 

 
 

 
 

CHAPTER SIX
 

THE BAROQUE IN ITALY AND SPAIN
 

PAINTING
ARCHITECTURE AND SCULPTURE - Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10,
11, 12, 13,14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26

 
 


ARCHITECTURE AND SCULPTURE
 


Antonio Raggi.

(b Vico Morcote, nr Lugano, 1624; d Rome, 1 Aug 1686).

Italian sculptor and stuccoist. He arrived in Rome in 1645 and remained based there for the rest of his life. He initially joined the workshop of Alessandro Algardi, under whom he made three stucco reliefs for S Giovanni in Laterano. In 1647 he joined 38 other sculptors working under Gianlorenzo Bernini on decorations at St Peter’s. Over the next few years he established himself as Bernini’s most trusted assistant and chief collaborator in both marble and stucco, working from drawings and models supplied by the master. As such he completed the over-life-size marble group of Christ and Mary Magdalene Noli me tangere (1649) for the Alaleona Chapel of SS Domenico e Sisto and the colossal Danube (1650–51) in Bernini’s Four Rivers Fountain on the Piazza Navona, as well as visiting the Este court at Modena in 1653 to make from Bernini’s sketches terracotta models from which large-scale sculptures for the Palazzo Ducale at Sassuolo could be executed. He also collaborated with Bernini on the Cathedra Petri (1657–64) in St Peter’s and on the redecoration of S Maria del Popolo, where he contributed the stucco relief sculptures of SS Barbara, Catherine, Thecla and Apollonia (1655–7), as well as angels and putti.

 



Antonio Raggi. Angel with the Column
1668-69
Marble, over life-size
Ponte Sant'Angelo, Rome


Antonio Raggi. The Death of St Cecilia
1660-67
Marble, height 310 cm
Sant'Agnese in Agone, Rome


Antonio Raggi. The Death of St Cecilia (detail)
1660-67
Marble
Sant'Agnese in Agone, Rome


Antonio Raggi. The Death of St Cecilia (detail)
1660-67
Marble
Sant'Agnese in Agone, Rome


Antonio Raggi. Stucco decoration
1662-65
Stucco
Sant'Andrea al Quirinale, Rome



Antonio Raggi. Noli me tangere




Antonio Raggi. Noli me tangere (detail)




Antonio Raggi. Baptism of Christ. San Giovanni dei Fiorentini, Rome, Italy




Antonio Raggi. Baptism of Christ. San Giovanni dei Fiorentini, Rome, Italy (details)




Antonio Raggi. Santa Maria dei Miracoli. Rome, Lazio, Italy




Antonio Raggi. Basilica della Santa Casa. Loreto, Marche, Italy




Antonio Raggi. Cappella della Madonna del Voto. Siena Cathedral, Siena, Tuscany, Italy

 
 

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